Dr Plumb’s Perfect Pipe – Restlite Series – The World’s Most Popular Pipe!, c1960 Display Sign / Showcard.
This is a decent example of a charming and interesting 13” x 9” Showcard / Display Sign for Dr Plumb’s Perfect Pipes – Restlite Series. It is very colourful, with a great internal diagram at the top of one of the pipes that shows that it is ‘like smoking through ice’ and at the bottom right corner it has the slogan “The World’s most Popular Pipe!” The three metal clips at the left side, which would originally held examples of the actual pipes are still in place and have just a light seen of rust on them. The sign is made of thick card. It shows signs of storage – i.e. is not pristine and perfect but it still scores around 8½ out of 10 and it is complete with no scribbles or rips. The back has an easel fitting and it is in good order so the sign stands up perfectly well. In tiny print at the bottom edge of the front it reads Printed in England and the backs of the metal clips read British Made. The price of 21/- is on a printed sticker that has been stuck over the area designed for the price to be written.
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