Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Vintage Atomic Turkey Salt & Pepper Shakers

Submitted by Allee Willis November 27th, 2009

If you live in the US today is all about eating leftovers. These turkeys have been part of my post Thanksgiving overload ever since they were rescued from a thrift shop by my sister in Omaha, Nebraska in the mid 1980s. Made in the ’50s, these abstract fowl are filled by detaching the tail and shoving the seasoning inside, remaining faithful to the stuffing technique imposed on the real bird.


The grains come out of small holes around the nose.


These birds are a nice ‘n tasty 4″ high.

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