Unique Antique Hand Painted Vul-Cot Vulcanized Fiberboard Waste Paper Basket

Unique Antique Hand Painted Vul-Cot Vulcanized Fiberboard Waste Paper Basket

Sale price $129.95 Regular price $185.00

 

Product Description:  This is not your everyday waste paper basket and a rare find.  Over 100 years old, this fantastic vulcanized, Vul-Cot waste basket by American Vulcanized Fibre Co. of Wilmington, DE, is hand-painted in a beautiful pink and white floral motif on a blended tan and brown background.  It features Vul-cot patented, riveted bottom to a wood base.  The interior features a Burma brown, the original color given to vulcanized fibre that resembles leather.  A unique, early office product collectible which is surprisingly available in its current condition.

Circa:  1910 - 1920

Dimensions:  11" width (approx. base) x 14" height (overall) x 8 1/2" deep

Product Weight:  2 pounds 4 ounces

Shape:  semi-circle cylinder

Material:  vulcanized fibre

Maker:  American Vulcanized Fibre Co., Wilmington, Delaware

Markings: no visible markings

Color: multi-color, shades of pink, white and green

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Good condition.  Surface wear, scratches, scrapes on lip from normal use. Floral motif is in good condition with minimal scratches.  Surface wear and discoloration on inside.  Overall good condition.  All rivets are still intact.  

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