Vintage Papier Mache Tobacconists Advertising Pipe Sign (Model)
For Sale in this LOT is a very unusual and unique handmade vintage tobacconists advertising smoking pipe. The item is handmade and painted. It would have originally either have been hung or placed in the shop window of an old vintage smoking shop (tobacconists). The item is wonderfully made and shows age through light wear and tear as you may expect. It would make a great decorative or prop item for any interior, retail space or film set.
In conclusion this is an original handmade papier mache french tobacconists advertising sign with a wonderful one off original look. It’s quite nostalgic and playful however would have sat for in the shop window creating attention to passers-by. Quite simply, you won’t find another one as this would have been made bespoke for the shop it sat in.
Dimensions: L 23” x H 12” x D 8”
The item is completely solid and structurally sound, it shows age through wear and tear which can be seen through scratches, scuffs and faded patina to the paint work. The item is completely firm and solid, the pipe head entrance has some chips and marks due to wear(photos provided). It’s strongly suggested to view all close up photos provided and ask questions before a purchase is made to avoid disappointment.
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