1937 General Motors Brass Ash Tray- 1937 Buick

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1937 General Motors Brass Ash Tray- 1937 Buick

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General Motors brass Ash Tray. Cast copper or bronze. 4” diameter x ½” tall. Front shows a head-on view of a 1937 Buick automobile, tree to the right and mountainside to the left. Below the car in the roadbed is “GENERAL MOTORS” with “WHO SERVES PROGRESS” above in the rim, and “SERVES AMERICA” below. The bottom of this ashtray is blackened patina and has a cast label; “DESIGNED AND MADE BY TERNSTEDT DIV. GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY”. Seven spots of light metal tarnish on the reverse. Two spots of "welding splatter" staining on the front; one at the “ES” of  “PROGRESS”, the other at the “MO” of “MOTORS”. Tarnish stain on side of ashtray  on right outer edge. Sharp details and wonderful patina on face. Nicely maker marked.

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