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Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sat, Oct 7, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 327

B.F. Perkins Mailbox Sculpture

Estimate: $300 - $350

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Benjamin Franklin Perkins (American/Alabama, 1904-1993) folk art sculpture of a mailbox painted with American flags and inscribed with verbiage paying tribute to the United States Postal Service, reading "The United States Mail Service Every/Hour On The Hour To All Parts of the World/Let it Rain or Let it Snow-Sleet or Hail or/ Storm Winds Blow. The US Mail Still Will Go" and on the reverse side "When People Are on the Moon Mars and Jupiter/ The All American Air Mail Service Will Cary/ The Mail and Passengers One Way or Roundtrip/ Or Honeymoon Get Your Tickets Early." Signed "BFP" to front. Attached to a white painted wood coat rack with pegs and a rectangular base. 55 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W x 19" D.


Light overall surface wear. Natural wood splitting to base, some pegs have been re-adhered.

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The Collection of Jamie Teal, Nashville, Tennessee.