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Ashtray

Ashtray
Title
Ashtray
Date 
1945-1955
Medium 
Printed metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (0.6 x 9.5 x 12.1 cm)
Description 
Stamped pin-up ashtray, advertising Hornell Electronic and Motor Equipment. Woman, wearing only a black lace bra, smiles. Set against a blue pastel background, with yellow border. Text on border reads, "Hornell Electronic / and Motor Equipment / TV & Radio Parts - Electric Motors / 286 Main St. - Phone 2451 - Hornell, N.Y."
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.20
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group