Beautiful 1930's - 40's Soda Fountain Straw Dispenser in Heavy Glass, Chromed Brass, and Bakelite

Beautiful 1930's - 40's Soda Fountain Straw Dispenser in Heavy Glass, Chromed Brass, and Bakelite

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Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Beautiful 1930's ??? 1940's soda fountain straw dispenser. The heavy glass dispenser features a chromed brass lid with a Bakelite knob and steel insert. The underside of the straw holder's cup reads: "BENEDICT" and displays a maker's mark and the number: "40" or perhaps "10", as the bottom is unreadable.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930's ??? 1940's

SIZE: Approximately Canister: 11-1/2" tall with lid; Insert: 11"with lid; Lid: 4"in diameter x 2" in height, Canister only: 3-3/4" in diameter x 9-3/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Heavy glass, chrome plated brass, steel, Bakelite.

ATTACHMENT: Lid with Bakelite knob.

MARKINGS: "BENEDICT" and maker's mark with letters: "BB" and the number "40" or "10"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a large vintage collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.  VABX15 LAGEX9/15 TSAGEX07/12/19

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine - Excellent): Straw dispenser shows minor to moderate wear, the chrome plating shows a few blemishes or spots of oxidation, the steel insert shows spots of mild oxidation, and the glass is clear, beautiful, and heavy.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.