Old Smith Wallace Shoes Advertising Tip Tray - Very Pretty

This vintage advertising piece for the Smith Wallace Shoe Co. was considered a tip tray. In the center of the small metal tray is a portrait of a beautiful young woman with dark wispy hair held back by a purple bow. Her rosy complexion and blue eyes make for an attractive tray but have little to do with subject of the advertising. On either side of the central image are shield logos for the Smith Wallace Shoe Company whose name is also written just below the image on the flared edge. There is also a gold band along the lower edge which reads; E.H. Lingo - LaRue, Ohio.

It measures about 4 1/4" in diameter and is in nice condition with minor wear. The main image is in fairly good condition but has quite a bit of fine crazing which can be seen when held at the right angle. The last couple of pictures are an attempt to show the crazing. The outer edge also has crazing and minor wear. The painted black back is pretty worn and blotchy.

The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.

Don't forget to check out the other antique and collectible advertising in our shop including full size advertising trays and signs!

This will be shipped by USPS First Class Mail. Foreign shipping will be determined by the receiving country. Please read our home page regarding payment options and shipping policies. Thank you.

Item ID: 18166


Thank you for visiting our shop. We hope you'll be back soon!

$235 USD

Add to Wish List

Ogee's Antiques


Debra & Robert Helton, Eagle, ID   

We are now accepting Amazon Payments as well as PayPal for your shopping convenience.

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2002

We do accept lay-aways. Our Home page describes the details but email if you have any questions.

Shipping/Handling*:$2.25 USD
Insurance:$4.85 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location
*USPS First-Class Mail Parcel


Estimate shipping to a different location:




More from Ogee's Antiques