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Mid Century Modern World Languages Happy Birthday Ashtray

Mid Century Modern World Languages Happy Birthday Ashtray

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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: ceramic, pottery
  • Favorited by: 16 people
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Colorful ashtray from the advertising firm Harvey Advertising Co of Waco Texas. white ashtray with bright primary colors proclaiming "Happy Birthday" in many languages including Czech, Danish, Portuguese, Dutch, French et al. The design is reminiscent of the artist Mondrian.
The back is printed with Harvey Advertising Co, its logo and phrase, "Ideas from around the world" Waco Texas.
Measures just under 7" across and 3/4" deep.
In very good condition, no chips or cracks, the colors are bright, the only thing of note is the gold rim is worn a bit.
Fantastic gift for the world traveler and collector of mid century items.

Please convo me for international shipping costs.


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