Product Spotlight: Puzzles

Product Spotlight: Puzzles

The last few months have been a lot for everyone to handle. With all the tragedy COVID-19 has caused, I tried to look for some good or fun news that relates to Oswald’s and our customers. The first thing that jumped out at me was puzzles! We have sold more puzzles over the past few…

Safety Razors: The Perfect Gift for Father’s Day 2020

Safety Razors: The Perfect Gift for Father’s Day 2020

Having trouble finding the right Father’s Day gift this year? Look no further than our traditional wet shaving aisle, carefully curated by yours truly! When I was a kid, I found a vintage safety razor in the basement of the old Oswald’s location and have been fascinated by them ever since. It wasn’t until college…

Your Guide to Temporal Thermometers

Your Guide to Temporal Thermometers

I’ve recently gotten a lot of questions about how to use a temporal thermometer. COVID-19 has us all rightfully worried about staying healthy and clean–even when it comes to taking our temperatures. Temporal thermometers can help prevent touching due to being a contactless thermometer. Read More We also made a quick YouTube video about How…

A Message From Bill June 2020

A Message From Bill June 2020

The Early Years 1875-1915 (William Wallace Wickel) As we continue celebrating Oswald’s 145th Anniversary I thought I would take a look back at the history of our family business. Six generations of our family have run the business over the years beginning with Great great grandfather W. W. Wickel, who ran the store from 1881…

Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is only a few weeks away, so why are you still waiting on choosing a gift? Our gift buyers have picked out some unique items for Father’s Day 2020, things that will make any dad smile. Kikkerland Mini Briefcase Barbecue For the dad that wants to BBQ everywhere. This Mini barbecue looks like…