July 29th, 2014 Eid-al-Fitr July 30th, 2014 World Friendship Day August 5th, 2014 Tisha B'Av August 9th, 2014 World Indigenous Peoples’ Day August 11th, 2014 Victory Day August 12th, 2014 International Youth Day August 15th, 2014 Statehood Day in Hawaii August 15th, 2014 Assumption of Mary August 15th, 2014 'Bennington Battle Day' observed August 16th, 2014 Bennington Battle Day August 19th, 2014 World Humanitarian Day August 19th, 2014 National Aviation Day August 23rd, 2014 World Day for Slave Trade Abolition August 27th, 2014 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day August 29th, 2014 International Day against Nuclear Tests August 30th, 2014 World Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearance
Cool 1950's Gil Elvgren Pin-up Girl Figural Letter Opener Mint In Envelope B & B For Sale
Thanks to all our buyers, we are honored to be your one-stop, 5 star source for vintage pin-up, pulp magazines, original illustration art, decorative collectibles and ephemera with a wide and always changing assortment of antique and vintage items from the Victorian, art nouveau, art deco, & mid-century modern eras. All items are 100% guaranteed to be original, vintage, and as described. Please feel free to contact us with any and all questions about the items and our policies and please take a moment to peruse our other great items. All sell !
are offerding on a vintage original circa 1958 - 1960 plastic pin-up girl form vintage letter opener in the original display envelope.
A sexy image by Gil Elvgren who designed this early plastic letter opener entitled
Here's an Eye Opener!
This was produced by Brown & Bigelow between
1958-1960, and this one is in unused mint condition including the original sleeve on card stock. This fun 3D
letter opener, is conceived in over the top curvy detail and measures 8. 5" x 2. 5" at the
widest point. The folding sleeve which creatively "undresses" Ellen our
pin-up model measures 8. 5" x 7. 25" when opened & is in excellent shape with no
tears or visible toning.
The medallion she is holding above her head has the name
of an individual business in this case from "Johnnys - Signs and Neon" this was manufactured & used as an advertising customer giveaway.
Text Ellen the Eye Opener:
Yes, sir! When there's a job to be done, a service to
perform, or a need to be met, we are ready for action. And when it's time
for a smile, we like to erase those frown lines with something on the
light side, for all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
So meet Ellen, the Eye Opener, a girl who will appeal to your mail instincts as she opens your mail, let her serve to remind you of us.
Treat her nice she's a swell gal."
100% guaranteed vintage and original and as always sells !
CONDITION: This is in fine condition -- Please use the photos here as a guide to condition they are accurate.
This item has been shown 0 times.
Cool 1950's Gil Elvgren Pin-up Girl Figural Letter Opener Mint In Envelope B & B: $106