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For your pleasure, I offer this all original large wooden circa 1890s, early 1900s store counter display box for Fairbanks Christmas Fairy Soap.
This is a large, heavy wooden box which still has the original lining and outside covering. I do not know what this original covering is made of but it
is heavy, similar to an oil cloth. Inside the cover of the box is a large colorful Fairy Soap Christmas advertisement.
The box measures 17 inches by 16 inches by 8 inches tall closed. It retains the original brass hinges and closure. The cloth type covering is frayed and worn from years of use. The corners of the box show fine dovetailing connection under the fabric. The wooden bottom is securely nailed on. It was original painted black but this too is worn from use. The fairy picture is in good condition, still showing good color and gold color paint accents. I have shown a close up of the fairy where you can see a vertical line. This is not a tear in the paper, it is where the picture is fastened over the panels of the wood.The inside bottom of the box with lining shows typical age stains.
The last picture just shows an example of how this box might be used in an old Christmas display. I filled it with old small Christmas books
nestled in a bed of "snow".
As this will take an oversize box and is heavy, ground method will probably be the best type of transit although I offer two methods. It will be wrapped securely. Take a moment and check my shop for other items of interest. I combine orders where possible to save on transit costs. Send an email if you have any questions
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Christmas Fairy Soap Box Store Counter Display
$245 USD SOLD
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