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The Pre Holiday Jewels & Collectibles Sale

Thu, Dec 14, 2023 12:00PM EST
Lot 444

Sputnik 1960 Space Era Cigarette And Matches Desk Holder In Steel Plastic

Estimate: $350 - $437.50

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Extremely funny and very hilarious piece, created during the space era back in the 1950's. Crafted in the shape of a sputnik in black and cream plastics with three steel legs. The so called globe fish have ten perforations to stick cigarettes and the mouth have a space to fit a matches box. An stunning conversation piece in excellent condition. Figure out this piece has over 70 years, can you imagine!. Weight: 98.4 Grams. Measurements: 165 mm by 72 mm by 89 mm (6.50 x 2.85 x 3.50 Inches).


The overall condition of this piece is excellent. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to any part.

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