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Item/Description: Vintage “Avon Calling...for Men” candlestick telephone Wild Country cologne decanter bottle & talcum powder dispenser two (2)-piece set in original box.
***Both the cologne bottle and talc container are FILLED with original liquid and powder contents, and each is also REFILLABLE.
***This marvelous Avon collectible antique, old-fashioned early-1900s candlestick telephone replica (a/k/a “upright desk stand” and “stick phone”) is authentically detailed and displays just beautifully.
***Delightful box graphics colorfully (silver, red, black & white) charmingly and comically depict a variety of ladies and gentlemen of the Roaring Twenties/Flapper era in authentic period costume attire yakkety-yakketing with each other on identical candlestick telephones
***PLEASE NOTE: The part that connects the earpiece receiver to the candlestick body is NOT INCLUDED!
Age/Period: Vintage - ca 1970s or older
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin:
*Cologne bottle underside reads “Avon Wild Country Cologne - 6 fl. oz. - Avon Products, Inc., N.Y., N.Y. 10019".
*Talcum powder underside reads “Wild Country Talc - net wt. 1.25 oz - Avon Prod., Inc., N.Y. 10020 - #23492".
*Box is marked “Avon calling...for Men Wild Country - Cologne 6 fl. oz., Talc net wt 1.25 oz - Avon Products, Inc., New York, NY 10019" and “A collector’s item...Avon for Men”.
*Cologne bottle is made of gold-painted glass and has a black hard plastic detachable/removable mouthpiece.
*Talcum powder container/jar made of black hard plastic (? Bakelite).
*Telephone-shaped cologne bottle measures 9"H.
*Receiver earpiece-shaped talcum powder container measures 4 1/4"H.
Quantity: This set consists of two (2) bottles/containers - the telephone body/stand and earpiece receiver - along with the original box (the attachment piece that connects the ear piece receiver to the telephone’s stick body is NOT INCLUDED).
Condition: Condition of the FULL cologne bottle as well as the FULL talcum container is excellent! Cardboard insert which stabilizes the bottle while inside the box is still present. The part that connects the earpiece receiver to the candlestick body is NOT INCLUDED.
*Cologne bottle retains its original removable/detachable mouthpiece, which exhibits no condition issues to any of the plastic. There is no gold paint loss, however there are a few nominally noticeable surface scratches/scuffs and black marks.
*Talcum powder container plastic is in exceptional condition, evincing no damage to any of its hard plastic body. A bit of the label on the underside is missing (above the wording “Wild Country”).
*Box is in good condition, retaining vibrantly colorful and vividly crisp graphics. Noted condition factors are that the top and bottom lids, though still primarily attached to, are each exhibiting partial detachment from, the box.