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Our first Nice Vintage drop is here — and it's full of characters

Each item has a different energy and style. Which one is the most you?

Nice vintage drop no 1

Add some personality to your desk

One of my favorite things about pre-loved goodies is how unique they are. It feels like each vintage item has its own distinct identity. Some feel elegant and serious while others seem silly and playful. 

It feels like each vintage item has its own distinct identity.

For our first vintage drop, I've imagined the personalities of each of our items — who they would be if they were a person, what movie and song they reminded me of, etc.

Whether you feel like more of a Phoebe Bridgers, Jeff Goldblum, or Grace Jones, we've got you covered. 

 

Listen while you look

Listen to the Nice Vintage Drop No. 1 playlist as you explore the collection. Each track corresponds to one of the items below. Or, find your fav song on the playlist and let it point you toward whichever item is the most you!

  

Kiss Don't Hiss Letter Opener

Kiss dont hiss full front

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Perfect for: Your inner sexy badass 

Why I love it: Snakes are symbols of transformation, rebirth, healing, and feminine power 

If this letter opener were a person: Grace Jones 

Grace jones

If this letter opener were a TV show: Russian Doll (2019- )  

Russian doll

If this letter opener were a song: "Bitch Better Have My Money" by Rihanna 

Bitch better have my money

My favorite detail: I love how the metal has been worn down and smoothed out from years of use. 

Kiss dont hiss detail

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Good to know

  • Sold
  • Material: brass
  • Size: 7.75" long

 

Flames of Love Address Book

Friends flames full front

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Perfect for: A sentimental sweetheart  

Why I love it: The alliteration and lovability of the phrase "Friends, Flames & Family" immediately got me. You have no idea how hard it is not to keep this bb for myself.  

If this address book were a person: Phoebe Bridgers 

Phoebe bridgers

If this address book were a movie: The Before trilogy (1995-2013) dir. Richard Linklater  

The before trilogy

If this address book were a song: "The Melting of the Sun" by St. Vincent 

The melting of the sun

My favorite detail: The gold edged pages truly razzle and dazzle when they catch the light just right. She's a real showstopper. 

Friends flames gold edge

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Good to know

  • Sold
  • 100% unused pages
  • Material: gold/bronze textile cover, sky blue pages with gold edges 
  • Size: 6.25" x 3.25"

 

La Posta Is Here Letter Opener

La posta full front

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Perfect for: The polished, timeless one  

Why I love it: I immediately feel transported back in time when I hold this beaut in my hands — it was made in Italy by a company that existed in the 1920s, so it could be up to 100 years old! A true classic. 

If this letter opener were a person: Sophia Loren 

Sophia loren

If this letter opener were a movieLa Dolce Vita (1960) dir. Federico Fellini

La dolce vita

If this letter opener were a song: "Volare" by Dean Martin

Volare

My favorite detail: I love the itty bitty "Made in Italy" engraving on the back, and the tiny Greek key pattern that wraps around both sides.

La posta detail

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Good to know
  • Sold
  • Made in Italy
  • Could be up to 100 years old
  • Material: brass 
  • Size: 9.125" long

 

Blue Dreamy Address Book

Blue dreamy full front

Perfect for: The 1960s, 70s & 80s lover  

Why I love it: The second I saw the inside of this address book, I gasped. It felt like something I'd dreamt up. Every page is full of my favorite font, straight out of the 70s.  

If this address book were a person: David Bowie 

David bowie

If this address book were a movieLe Mépris (1963) dir. Jean-Luc Godard 

Le mepris

If this address book were a song: "Blue Sky" by The Allman Brothers Band

Blue sky

My favorite detail: The font the font the font <3 To say I wish I could use it myself is an understatement.

Blue dreamy detail

Good to know

  • Only 1 available
  • 100% unused pages
  • Approx. 40 years old
  • Material: Royal blue vinyl outside, white paper with black text inside 
  • Size: 6.5" x 5"

 

Bake Me A Cake Letter Opener

Bake me a cake front

Perfect for: The chill homebody  

Why I love it: I've never seen a sweeter letter opener than this one. It's from an era where it was common for small businesses to make custom metal letter openers to promote their businesses, a.k.a it's very, very old (and extremely adorable).  

If this letter opener were a person: Drew Barrymore 

Drew barrymore

If this letter opener were a movieIt's Complicated (2009) dir. Nancy Meyers

It’s complicated

If this letter opener were a song: "Be Sweet" by Japanese Breakfast

Be Sweet

My favorite detail: I've never seen a letter opener with the words "bread" or "cakes" engraved on it, plus the name of the bakery "A-Loaf Baking Co." makes it a gem of a find.

Bake me a cake detail

Good to know

  • Only 1 available
  • Material: Copper-colored brass 
  • Size: 7.875" long

 

Must Love Frogs Letter Opener

Must love frogs full front

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Perfect for: The nature lover  

Why I love it: It's almost impossible to look at this frog and not smile. I love the way someone carved it so carefully and how smooth and solid the wood feels.   

If this letter opener were a person: Ram Dass 

Ram Dass

If this letter opener were a movieOkja (2017) dir. Bong Joon-ho 

Okja

If this letter opener were a song: "Box of Rain" by Grateful Dead

Box of rain

My favorite detail: I'm mesmerized by the little yellow eyes on both sides of the frog and the carved details on its body. 

Must love frogs detail

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Good to know

  • Sold
  • Material: Carved wood 
  • Size: 7.75" long

 

Love All Letter Opener

Love all full front

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Perfect for: The sporty one  

Why I love it: I love tennis. I love watching it, I love the yellow bouncy ball, and I love the summer-ness of it all.   

If this letter opener were a person: Carolyn Bessette Kennedy 

Carolyn bessette kennedy

If this letter opener were a movieThe Royal Tenenbaums (2001) dir. Wes Anderson

The royal tenenbaums

If this letter opener were a song: "Giving Up the Gun" by Vampire Weekend

Giving up the gun

My favorite detail: The 28 individual tiny metal "strings" of the racket  I love the way it feels to run my fingers over them. It reminds me of how weirdly satisfying it is to run my fingers over the strings of a real tennis racket.

Love all detail

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Good to know

  • Sold
  • Material: brass
  • Size: 7.25" long

 

The Boy Who Pissed Letter Opener

Piss boy full front

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Perfect for: The world traveler 

Why I love it: When I held it in my hands I knew it was high quality. It's very heavy and you can tell it was made a long time ago. 

If this letter opener were a person: Jeff Goldblum

Jeff goldblum

If this letter opener were a movieLost in Translation (2003) dir. Sofia Coppola  

Lost in translation

If this letter opener were a song: "Ça plane pour moi" by Plastic Bertrand 

Ça plane pour moi

My favorite detail: The little version of the famous "Manneken Pis" statue in Brussels, Belgium on the top of the letter opener is just like a tiny statue that my grandpa brought back from WWII.

Piss boy detail

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Good to know

  • Sold
  • Material: brass
  • Midcentury, 70+ years old 
  • Size: 8.5" long

 

Get them before they're gone forever

We only have one of each of these items, so if any of them stood out to you, hop on over to Instagram and send us a DM real quick! 

   

How to shop (it's easy!)

1. Visit @nicepapergoods on Instagram


2. DM us the item(s) you’re interested in purchasing & your shipping address (US only).


3. If you're the first to claim the item(s), we’ll send you a private link to complete your purchase.


4. Payment must be completed within 1 hour after we send the link. If we don't receive payment within 1 hour, we'll move on to the next shopper in line.


Shipping (and sales tax if you're in NY) will be calculated at checkout. Shipping is complimentary for orders $60 and up. US shipping only.


What are you waiting for?

 

If you don't have an Instagram account

Email us at team@nicepapergoods.com as quickly as possible if you see something here you'd like to claim. First come, first served.

 

The perfect match

Nothing goes better with our vintage accessories than our signature stationery. 

If you want to buy a stationery kit and a Nice Vintage item at the same time, please let us know upfront. This way, we can bundle them into one order and you may be able to save on shipping.  


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