'IBEX MATES' antique art deco cast iron bookends HUBLEY MFG

'IBEX MATES' antique art deco cast iron bookends HUBLEY MFG
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  • Item #: 2675
  • Manufacturer: Hubley Manufacturing Company

Rare original pair of antique bookends featuring a pair of Ibex mates.  This set was made by Hubley Manufacturing Co., Lancaster, PA. Circa 1925.  The bookends were casted out of iron in a magnificent modernist style then cold painted.  Each bookend stands 5" tall, 4 3/4" long, 2" wide and weighs 2 lbs. (4 lbs. for the pair).  They are in very good original antique condition with some paint loss, no breaks, repairs, or, touch-ups.  Authenticity is assured are both are incised on the back with the Hubley number 417, one is marked with a 1, the other with a 2.

Hubley Manufacturing Company was incorporated in 1894 in Lancaster, PA by John Hubley.  They were highly diversified in their product line which included:  cast iron toys cars, motorcycles, doorstops, bookends, and desk accessories.  They are particularly well known for their detailed 1:25 scale metal kits from the 1930’s.  Their products are all highly collectible and have lasted for generations.  

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