Great 1940s Old Crow Bourbon Painted Papier Mache Adv. Figure
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Great 1940s Old Crow Bourbon Painted Papier Mache Adv. Figure

Code: advb30001oc


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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We will be in and OUT OF THE OFFICE from January 22 through January 26 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from January 22nd through 26th, returning on Monday January 27th, and we will not be able to ship during those dates. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship after 01/23/20 until 01/27/20.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a great circa 1940s papier mache advertising figure for Old Crow brand bourbon whiskey. Dr. James C. Crow, a Scotsman by birth, is the Crow behind the famous name: he started distilling whiskey in Frankfort, Kentucky starting in the 1830s. The crow figure is wearing a top hat and spats and is carrying a cane tucked beneath one wing. He is also sporting a rare orange vest: red are far more commonly found.

VINTAGE: Circa 1940s.

SIZE: Approximately 11-1/4 in height; base is 3-1/4 by 4-1/4.

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Painted papier mache.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: BRAND KENTUCKY WHISKIES The Old (probably distillery name) Frankfort, Ky. label on base.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a liquor advertising collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay SHOP MBEX07 LHEX12/13 SLFJX6/14 SLIEX8/15 SeACJX9/15

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The figure has some small spots of wear, like at the end of his tail feathers; some of the original label on the base remains and nearly all of the original paint remains intact.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.