Wonderful 1950s BOAC Airlines Adv. Ashtray by Copeland Spode England
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Wonderful 1950s BOAC Airlines Adv. Ashtray by Copeland Spode England

Code: airmfh50050baa-CON

$115.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Wonderful vintage 1950's British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) advertising ashtray by Copeland Spode, England in a classic design. After the war BOAC flew Lockheed, Douglas, Sunderland, and Liberators. During the early 1950's BOAC was the first airline to introduce the use of jets into their passenger service. The first in use was the Comet, but after four models crashed (the last two of which were BOACs), the Comet was grounded in April 1954. The ashtray is white with blue banners reading "FLY BOAC" with red flight paths and small blue airplane details.

VINTAGE: Circa 1950's

SIZE: Approximately 6" diameter; 2"tall.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Ceramic porcelain, paint.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "COPELAND SPODE ENGLAND" makers mark on bottom.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-DMB-25-14 LAAEX1/15

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Ashtray shows mild wear, all painted details remain intact, artifact is in overall excellent condition.

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