This Week’s Rare Bit O’Swag:
Sooty and Sweep Jigsaw Puzzle

This was in a recent eBay auction and since I’m American, I had no idea there was such a thing as a Sooty or a Sweep. I am a bit more educated now. It was a popular kids show in the UK in the 70s. Sooty is the bear and Sweep is the dog. There is also a rare Marx made friction toy out there. And I even found a YouTube video of the show for you (sans scooter . . . sigh):

Watch yourself some Sooty and Sweep

This Week’s Rare Bit O’Swag:
Los Vesparados Die Cut Scooter Card

This letterpress printed scooter pop-up was used to promote “Los Vesparados” – a scooter themed art show in Minneapolis circa 2009. By folding it together, you could have your very own paper scooter to ride around on your desk. Must have cost a fortune to do but oh was it worth it.

The art work and design was created by illustrator/photographer/designer Sean Tubridy:

Letter press and design was created by Todd Thyberg of Angel Bomb Design:

Here’s one more thing to covet. The poster for the event: