Art Deco Solid Bronze & Chrome Movie Reel Camera Car Mascot
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1 Fine Rare Art Deco Solid Bronze Classic Car Movie Director Camera Reel Mascot.
We are so excited to bring this exclusive very rare car mascot to the open market.
A cute size being 13.7 cm high.
In the form of a reel-to-reel film camera, It is believed that this car mascot was produced for a film Director in the early 20th century.
This is a very rare and highly valuable example, ref source Bonhams in the The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale in 2018 also Burbank California sale in 2009.
Incredible fabulous piece for famous collectors, film directors, producers, entertainment studios, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Tim Burton, James Cameron, Martin Scorsese, Warner Brothers interest.
The casting is superb made from solid bronze with a nickel plate finish and chrome cap base.
Stamped with registration number on the side 765659.
Circa early 20th century Art Deco era 1930.
It is heavy for its small size as it weighs around 1.4 kg.
So collectible & adorable, highly sought after by collectors.
Having such a beautiful finish with charming patina.
Offered in fine used condition.
Having charming patina wear, scuffs, scratches, stains, weathering, rust, also a small handle is missing from the back which would of been screwed on, most of the nickel plate coating has worn away commensurate with usage & old age. You can easily get it restored if you want it looking mint, we love this original used worn patina look.
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Dimensions in centimetres approximate
Width of camera (4.2cm)
Depth longest point of the camera front to back(13.5cm)
Width of base (9.4cm)
W: 4.2cm (1.7")H: 13.7cm (5.4")D: 13.5cm (5.3")
Early 20th Century, Art Deco (c. 1910-1939)
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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