Vintage Gum Mirrors: Lot consists of four early celluloid advertising pocket mirrors. Includes: Beeman’s Gum; early celluloid pocket mirror for Beeman’s Pepsin chewing gum; Kiss-Me Gum: souvenir of American Chicle Co.’s Kiss-Me Gum factory in Louisville, Kentucky; Beeman’s Gum: early celluloid pocket mirror for Beeman’s Pepsin chewing gum and Whites Yucatan Gum. Beeman’s Gum; Displays well, but close examination will reveal faint scratches and minor bump marks on dark background example w/ dark spots in mirror glass; Kiss-Me Gum: excellent overall, w/ faint (barely noticeable) scratch line across top; Beeman’s Gum Mirror: Displays well; green mirror has scratching and a fair amount of light foxing dots scattered about, w/ small cut in celluloid; Whites Yucatan Gum: bright, clean and very attractive w/ some scattered foxing on back side edge.
Size: Beemans Gum: 2-1/8 diameter, Kiss-Me Gum: 2 x 2.75, Beemans Gum: 2-1/8 diameter, Whites Yucatan Gum: 2-1/8 diameter
Date of Sale: 2/18/05
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