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Ashtray

Not promoted
48 012
Title:
Ashtray
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
4 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/4 in.
Date End: 
1 940
Description: 
This triangular black metal ashtray has a plastic eight ball on one side and on the others the words "Street Address", "City, State" and "Your Firm Name Here". A salesman's sample for a company making souvenir ashtrays marked "1940 Sample M-35B".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.365
Date Begin: 
1940
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group