Specializing in Fine Antique Golf Clubs and Historic Memorabilia

Lot # 154: 13" Tall Vintage Wilson Golf Ball Metal Display Case Made by Crystal Mfg Co of Chicago and NY.

Category: Miscellaneous

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 1 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Fall Golf Auction 2019",
which ran from 11/6/2019 12:00 PM to
11/23/2019 8:00 PM

This vintage 1930s Wilson display case measures 13 inches tall by 12 inches wide and deep. It is in remarkable condition for its age.  The back of the base where the door opens is marked "Made by Crystal Mfg Co, Chicago—New York" low on the frame.

The Crystal Manufacturing Co. Inc. was established in Chicago, Il by 3 partners in 1929.  The main product line for the Crystal Manufacturing Co. Inc. during the 1930s through the 1950’s was a wide variety of advertising signs for various industries and companies across the United States. The Crystal Manufacturing Co. Inc. was headquartered in Chicago, IL and also used the name Crystal Mfg. Inc. on some of their products. They were most famous for creating illuminated box signs with detailed eye-catching graphics on reverse-painted glass faces. Such is the case with this box—The Wilson graphics on three sides are reverse painted on the glass.

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