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1930s Vintage Advertising Mirror Black Boy + Alligator

1930s Vintage Advertising Mirror Black Boy + Alligator


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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Memorabilia: Black Americana: Pre 1940: Item # 1222839

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PO Box 1896
Murrells Inlet, SC
860-712-9565

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Measuring 3 inches long x 2 inches wide, this vintage, 1930's, advertising, lithographed-metal, pocket mirror remains in all-original condition (see photos). This is not a reproduction!

Given away by the Merrick Thread Company as a free advertising premium to encourage the purchase of its product, this mirror depicts a rather confident black boy hanging from a single strand of Merrick thread while dangling above the open jaws of a hungry alligator! At the base of the mirror the caption reads, "Fooled Dis Time Cully Dis Cotton Aint Gwine To Break".

A delightful Black Americana Advertising piece!