Only your grandparents, or old folks age 65 & above will know what apparatus this is. It is a street peddler’s mobile drinks & tobacco stall cabinet/counter from the bygone era dating 1800s to early 1900s. Last seen locally in 1960s. This piece was handed down over 4 generations, since 1930s.
Now for rare sale at only SGD$788. (PLEASE DO NOT HAGGLE OVER THE PRICE)
The uniquely hexagon shaped showcase’s age is way beyond 80 years. Constructed of mainly brass, with wooden base. Was used to contain tobacco, cigarettes, serving mug, & metal drinking mugs for customers. There is even a hidden cash compartment right at the bottom. The entire showcase is covered with some oxidation spots due to its age. One window’s glass require replacement by the new owner.
Dimensions: Width= 36 cm
Depth = 41 cm
Height = 75cm
Weight about 9kg
This photo shows the actual piece on sale.
The B/W photo is depiction of similar kinds of peddlars’ cabinets in use.
Please note no warranty, NO SELLER LIABILITY, NO SELLER WARRANTY, NO REFUND/RETURN AFTER TRANSACTION.
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