There would have been one of these on every table full of match sticks. Y ou would strike your match on the red band on his hat.
It has the original paint. I have seen them painted over and they just are not as nice.He is about 5 1/4 inches tall. Thank you for looking and please check out the other items in B&A RareTreasures as we post new and unusual things daily. The item "Old Chicken Inn Restaurant Chalkware Match Holder Black Porter Ad Mascot" is in sale since Saturday, December 29, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Other Black Americana". The seller is "audregags" and is located in Ayer, Massachusetts.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia.