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INCREDIBLE 1935 Los Angeles Smoking Mexican Wooden Stamp Book Saltillo Sarape Sombrero Tobacciana Vintage Graphic Novel Comic abook Art $60.00

It’s been a while since I found something this cool. Dated 1935, this Wooden scrap book or journal is decorated with an beautiful old depiction of a Mexican man in traditional garb smoking a cigarette. The styling is absolutely ahead of its time in its bold, clean almost Comic Book style. Hand written in ink are the words Stamps and Los Angeles. The first page has the only marks on the dozen or so vintage sheets. It’s says “Dec 25-1935 To my little Jimmie from Grandma Rigby”
Bound in wood with brass tacks and leather binding.
Obviously given as a Christmas present to young Jimmie in hopes that he would take up Stamp collecting. Jimmie didn’t seem interested in Stamps but he did keep the book in the family all of these years where I discovered it covered in dust on a family book shelf. Jimmie’s Granddaughters were at the Estate to verify its origins.

A California cool, west coast rarity.

9.5 inches by 7 inches.

INCREDIBLE 1935 Los Angeles Smoking Mexican Wooden Stamp Book Saltillo Sarape Sombrero Tobacciana Vintage Graphic Novel Comic abook Art