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Lot 1091

BANCROFT DONKEY CIGARETTE / MATCH DISPENSERS, LOT OF TWO

Estimate: $30 - $50
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

BANCROFT DONKEY CIGARETTE / MATCH DISPENSERS, LOT OF TWO, tin construction with wooden elements, both retaining original polychrome painted surface, one example with paper advertisement reading "DON'T / BE A DONKEY! / USE / PROSPECT / RED SHELL / TANKS / CALL / NEW BRUNSWICK 4780" this example also retaining Bancroft mark to underside, other example reads "XXXX SIGHT PASS / COPPER BUTTE" with arrows. 20th century. 10" HOA, 8 1/2" LOA, 5" DOA.

Condition

Prospect example in very good overall condition with minor wear to painted surface, other example with major wear to painted surface. 

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.