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Antique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana BullfightAntique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana Bullfight

Exquisite hand fan from the Victorian era ~ early 1900s.

Stamped:

"DO NOT FAIL TO VISIT M. Carranza Fan Store and Curiosities 119 Obispo St. Habana"

This is a miniature advertising fan, the reverse side features a brightly colored chromo-lithographic bullfighting scene with glitter adorning the garments of the lead bullfighters.

This is made of paper on wooden sticks that are 4.5" long; the outer ones being inscribed "Habana"

From Cuba, circa 1900

In June of 1993 (nearly 20 years ago now) Christie's in London had a hammer price of $154 on one of these, which was low for their estimated value of $155 to $233, which translates to approximately $248-373 in today's value.

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This would be an exquisite gift: for a vintage hand fan collector, or for a descendant of a Cuban family, or, for a collector who specializes in bull-fighting memorabilia.

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This will be shipped in a box to protect it in transit.

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We are a member of The VFG, the Vintage Fashion Guild.

Item ID: VI-104-J

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Antique Victorian Wooden Finger Souvenir Fan Habana Bullfight

$155 USD SOLD

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