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English Fairground Amusement Figures

S/N:THOA907

1950

  • £695.00
  • €757 Euro
  • $899 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Set of English Fairground Amusement Figures
We are proud to offer a unique and highly decorative set of Double-sided English folk art fairground ride figures. In the form of 4 mechanics dressed in Esso and BP petrol station overalls. Dating from the mid- 20th Century these vibrant examples would make great decorative pieces of wall art. Made from wooden boards, metal rivetted repaired sections, layered hand painted double sided graphics, cast metal support hooks and brackets that would have been placed along the ride to hold them in place.
Size in inches: H 41” x W 23” x D 0.5”
Origin: English
Period: 1940 - 1960
Material: Wood / Brass
Condition: These items are completely solid in structure and form, an aged patina and fading of the painted surface has taken place. Covered in old repairs with metal rivets, Flimsy across the knee sections. One figure is missing its leg and arm as shown in the photos provided, flacked paint, and worn edges across the items. Close up photos have been supplied to illustrate these points so please observe carefully and propose questions to us if needed.


Period: 

1950

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