The August swap for the Vancouver Artist Trading Card Group included Time, Telephones & Teapots themes. This was my piece, and it illustrates how difficult I find "vintage".
I've been thinking about Black & White pieces too, lately, and so I tried this one, with some judicious use of masking:
If you want some Black & White inspiration, check out Godelieve's work at Stamping Mathilda. I love all of Godelieve's work, but I find her Black & White series particularly inspiring lately.