C.A.V Radio Batteries Mirror

Car Radio Batteries Mirror

A rare and original reverse glass advertising mirror for Charles Vandervell radio batteries, circa early part of the 20th century…

£195

SKU: RC0506.

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An original and rare advertising mirror for C.A.V Radio Batteries…

Dating to the earlier part of the 20th century, circa 1920s, this is a rare advertising mirror with an authentic patina. “Charles Anthony Vandervell set up CAV Ltd in London, making diesel fuel injection equipment for diesel engine manufacturers worldwide and electrical equipment for commercial and military vehicles”. Later to be acquired by Lucas in 1926

This is a rare piece of advertising. The glass fascia is mounted onto a wooden backing and then surrounded by a rubber trim. The writing is portrayed using reverse glass, therefore the fascia is smooth to touch like that of a normal mirror. There is a wonderful pattern to the glass which borders of the written elements. This certainly is an eye catcher and can readily be ‘wall hung’ using the ready made eyelet at the top of the mirror…

We are offering this piece in ‘as found’ condition, therefore there is some natural wear and tear. The advertising mirror is in nice shape, with no obvious damage or breaks. That said, this is an old piece, therefore there are scratches to the glass and some other surface abrasions. The rubber trim is tatty in places, but the entire piece oozes charm and authenticity. There are some surface imperfections, but all in all it’s a fine piece of advertising. Please do study the photos to help with your analysis as it would be hard to highlight all imperfections…

Please Note : This was a tricky piece to photograph due to reflections, we’ve tried to show the condition the best we can

Dimensions : Depth : 2.5cm, Width : 46cm, Height : 46cm

Condition : Structurally good, surface marks and scratches, paint chipping, weathered patina to the glass, rusty areas, some loose rubber trimming, tatty in areas

Postage : Standard Item £10 or local collection

You can view this product in our Ralph & Co. showroom in Burwell, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0AA

We are open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9am to 5pm or 7 days a week via a personal appointment. Please do get in touch 07592 534 977

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Dimensions 2.5 x 46 x 46 cm