Pin-up Girl Tin Litho Ashtray 50s Advertising Petroliana Shell Service Station For Sale
grapefruitmoongallery Store 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 !
ITEM: You are offerding on an antique original late 1940s - 50s advertising pin-up girl ashtray likely made by the Louis F. Dow Calendar Company of Saint Paul Mn. A tin lithographed original antique example the model is styled after Jane Russell as posed by Zoe Mozert in the Howard Hughes film The Outlaw, sort of a over the top take on the farmers daughter imagery and gag sight-line that was resonating during those years. But this model is is not Jane - with advertising for "Tony & John's Shell Service Station" in Park Ridge Illinois.
-- This one is a hoot as seen --
This original gem measures 4" square
100% guaranteed vintage and original and as always sells !
CONDITION: This is in very good - fine condition -- exhibits but very light wear and soiling - a very cool old pin-up girl erotic risque Advertising Americana road side relic.
This item has been shown 0 times.