FOR SALE ☞ Cast Metal Dog with Pen or Pencil on Chain
DESCRIPTION ☞ A beautifully detailed dog and pen made of cast metal meant to act as a "counter pen". This was originally designed to be affixed to the counter or table of an institution, such as a bank or a post office. The writing utensil could be a pen or pencil as it is currently hollow. It would likely take old pencil lead or a modern ball point pen insert trimmed to fit the pen. The underside of the dog states "Made in Japan" and has two holes in the metal.
DIMENSIONS ☞ Dog measures 1.75" at the base. Pen is 3.25" in length.
CONDITION ☞ This item is in excellent shape. The only thing missing is the inside of the pen or pencil. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!
ABOUT US ☞ Front Street Antiques is located in downtown historic Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada. We are a husband and wife team on the hunt for interesting items that inspire nostalgia and curiosity. As antique enthusiasts, we do our very best to describe any imperfections and quirks, as well as provide a general background on the item; however, we are not yet experts on every item in our store. If you have additional information about an item for us, please send us a message -- we are always grateful to learn more :)
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All our listings are considered collectible, retro/vintage (25+ years) or antique (100+ years) and are rarely brand new. The majority of our stock comes from auctions and private collections or estates. Items for sale may display some age related wear and/or minor flaws consistent with the date of manufacture. Photos are included as part of the description. Due to the age and nature of our stock, all items are sold "as is" and final sale unless damaged in transit and covered by insurance.
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