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Original Antique Michelin Poster Pneu Velo Michelin Man Bibendum Bicycle Tires

US$3,526.21Asking Price

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Original antique advertising poster for Pneu Vélo Michelin bike tires featuring an iconic illustration of the Bibendum / Michelin Man character made out of white tyres, riding a bike at speed and smoking a cigar as he frisbees tyres towards the viewer from his midriff, the fun design set against a blue background with text in yellow above - Le Meilleur Le Moins Cher / The Best The Cheapest - and the title text in red with the address in bold black lettering below - Deshaies 77-81 Avenue de la Gare Montargis. The French tire company Michelin was founded 1889; the Michelin character was created by the French cartoonist Marius Rossillon (known as O'Galop; 1867-1946). Large size. Good condition, restored paper losses, restored folds, restored tears, restored creasing, restored stains, ink stamp over lettering, backed on linen.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 48.04 in. (122 cm)Width: 30.91 in. (78.5 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Date of Manufacture
    1912
  • Condition
    Good condition, restored paper losses, restored folds, restored tears, restored creasing, restored stains, ink stamp over lettering, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1012617223462

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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