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JB Hirsch Foundry

Circa 1960s

“Lady Pirate on Treasure Chest”

Price $450.

Lady Pirate on Treasure Chest J.B. Hirsch Foundry Circa 1960s.  Hinged gray metal trinket box. Foundry seal – Collection Francaise, Made in USA. Measures 6-1/2” high x 5-1/2” wide x 6” deep.  Weighs 5 lbs.  Newer felt on bottom.  The Hirsch “Collection Francaise” seal indicates pieces that were recreated from original French molds that were purposely broken and hidden during WWII to prevent invading armies from destroying them. After the war, they were located and reclaimed by Joseph Hirsch’s son, Abraham, who painstakingly reassembled the jigsaw puzzle of scrambled parts for over 200 subjects and put together The Collection Francaise which was exhibited at the Paris Lighting Exhibition in January, 1981. 

# 3559

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You may also be interested in the J.B. Hirsch Pirate on Chest. Together (pictured at right) they make a nice pair.  Buy both and save. Contact us for more info.

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