Bee Hive Advertising Turtle

Bee Hive Advertising Turtle

$575.00
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unusual, early figural cast iron advertising turtle w/ a great folky embossed beehive design on his shell (marked Bee Hive Clothiers, Opera Block). Hinge in tail lifts up to reveal compartment inside for holding matches.

Sold at: Wm Morford Antiques

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Product Description

Product Description
Bee Hive Advertising Turtle: unusual, early figural cast iron advertising turtle w/ a great folky embossed beehive design on his shell (marked Bee Hive Clothiers, Opera Block). Hinge in tail lifts up to reveal compartment inside for holding matches. Excellent and all original, w/a nice rich, untouched surface patina (some light oxidizing on inside).

Size: 5.25 x 3 x 1.25
Date of Sale: 5/16/15

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Additional Information

Dimensions 5.2531.25 in

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