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    1930's Mickey Mouse Criss Cross Card Machines Vending Machine Sign. Offered is a rare 1930s Criss Cross Card Machines sign made by Calex Mfg. Inc. The approx. 10-1/2" x 14" sign was made for a penny arcade machine to promote big little books featuring Mickey Mouse that are both educational and entertaining. There are five 3" x 3" paper "cards" mounted to card stock and then mounted to the surface, each featuring Mickey Mouse and associated Disney characters. These five scenes appear to originate from the pages of big little books which were so popular at the time. We have been led to believe others like these cards have been seen with gas company advertising on the reverse. Copy urges parents of young Mickey Mouse fans to "Buy The Entire Series" as they are both "Educational - Entertaining." And to think all of this could be had for the price of just 1-Cent! Displays Near-Mint to Mint. Professionally matted and framed to an overall size of 20" x 24." A rare early Mickey Mouse piece.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $2,000 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2017
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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