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Tin Litho Cat Crumb Tray

Tin Litho Cat Crumb Tray

Tin Litho Cat Crumb Tray

Tin Litho Cat Crumb Tray

Tin Litho Cat Crumb Tray

This is a very special piece, a duplicate out of my collection that I have cherished because of both the subject matter and holiday theme.

This wonderfully embellished tin art nouveau crumb tray depicts a family of cats going visiting, in the snow, bringing their hosts a basket and some holly.  The litho is based on a series of trade cards depicting the cat family going to visit, the young tom misbehaving and an early departure by the group. 

Over the years, I’ve managed to collect the entire series of trays.  Most were used as “giveaways” by merchants at Christmas as tokens of gratitude to their special customers.  This one reads “1914   Souvenir 1915,
First Anniversary, Klapproth’s, White Delicatessen Store, 5519 North Fifth St.”

Measuring 9 ½ by 6 ½ inches, it is in excellent condition.  In fact, most often when you find these, you rarely find the crumb “pusher”.  This set has been found in tact!

If you collect cats, tin litho or holiday…or all three…what a great find!

Price: SOLD

The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.

Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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