Tobacco figure

This is a very rare item in exceptional and excellent condition for its age. With wonderfully carved detail in the wood and original paint, this Item also still has its original fixing iron to base and metal hook on his back which would secured the item to the counter.

Description

English tobacco shop advertising figure c1860 for Turkish cigarettes

For sale in this LOT is an exceptionally rare original English tobacco shop advertising figure c1860 advertising Turkish cigarettes. This item would have originally stood on a tobacconists shops counter advertising the sales of exotic imported Turkish cigarettes. This is a very rare item in exceptional and excellent condition for its age. With wonderfully carved detail in the wood and original paint, this Item also still has its original fixing iron to base and metal hook on his back which would secured the item to the counter.

Size: Height 89cm x Width 20cm x Depth 26cm

Condition: Please view all the photos provided regarding condition and quality however please ask any questions before purchase to clarify condition / size and state of the item. This item shows light scratches and fading of colour in places due to age and use, the colour is still strong and the structure is still secure and firm, overall in good condition.

Disclaimer: At The House of Antiques we try our upmost to relay descriptions and the origin of items sold in our store. We also aim to visualise through pictorial reference the items that are for sale as best we can. The disclaimer is for the customer and makes sure assumptions that can sometimes be made are avoided. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store. For this reason we strongly recommend that relevant questions relating to the item are proposed to us directly, additionally all photographs are used as reference and as part of the advertisement only. If you are unsure of the detail of an item we suggest calling up directly so one of our team can assist you.

Shipping: At The House of Antiques we aim to ship your purchased item in 2 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail at the buyers cost. We do our upmost to pack items very carefully and send them as we would expect to receive them ourselves. Please take into consideration when buying fragile item that The House of Antiques are not responsible for any breaks or damaged caused whilst the item is in transit. If damage does take place whilst the item is in transit we will aim to seek compensation from the courier and keep the buyer updated with progress made to reimburse the buyer with damage costs, The House of Antiques will not refund the costs of damaged until the courier has resolved the damages claim we have proposed on the buyer behalf. Additional to this we use a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyers cost and varies between £60 to £80

dependent upon your UK location, so please get in touch with us directly for further information.

Our promise: At The House of Antique we believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe this is why our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with.

Item Condition

Postage

Please get in touch in advance of a purchase if you based outside of the UK to clarify P&P on this item as this varies dependent upon your global location. Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit.

Disclaimer

We do our upmost to relay descriptions and the origin of items sold in our store. We also aim to visualise through pictorial reference the items that are for sold as best we can. The disclaimer is for the customer and makes sure assumptions that can sometimes be made are avoided. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store. For this reason, we strongly recommend that relevant questions relating to the item in question are proposed to us directly, additionally all photographs are used as reference and as part of the advertisement.

Shipping

We aim to ship your purchased item in 2 to 3 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail. Additional to this we used a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyer’s cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information.

Cancellation / Refunds

We are unable to refund any item which is purchased unless the item is different from what is described in the advert stated. We go to a lot of effect to ensure our customers are happy with their items and purchases. Therefore, we strongly suggest the customer consider the purchase/view all pictures and close ups and propose as many questions via email before a purchase is made. We do no refund our customers if they choose to change their mind about the purchase unfortunately, we will however offer a full refund of the item (excluding postage) if the item once received is not as described, this however can only take place within 48hr of the item being received by the customer. Once an item has been received and if a cancellation has been agreed by The House of Antiques management team, the customer is liable for the cost and insurance of postage if the item needs to be sent back to us in London.

Our Promise

We believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe therefore our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with.

Photographs

The photos used to promote this item are property of The House of Antiques LTD. If you would like to use these photos, please email us in advance so not to infringe upon copy right laws put in place by The House of Antiques LTD on our property.

What Our Customers Say

Harry replied to my emails quickly with full and comprehensive details of freight and of the piece I was buying … very helpful and the piece arrived in Australia exactly the date he said it would . I love it and I told him ! Brilliant service and I will definitely purchase off him again.

Mandy

Private Collector (Australia)

© The House Of Antiques 2016 - 2022
Company No: 1099539 | VAT No: 406788763

© The House Of Antiques 2016 - 2022
Company No: 1099539 | VAT No: 406788763

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