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There is one other set like this known to exist online. Asking price; $750.00!
Shop display advertising for the Retail Fruit Trade Federation Ltd. Incorporated in London 24 Jul 1937. There are 6 pieces in extraordinary condition, with bright, unsunned colors and a 1950s vibe. Vibrant period pieces by an unfortunately unnamed artist,
Two large banners:
"Eat More Fruit and Keep Fit," 35 x 15"
"Eat more Vegetables and Salads- The Fruits of the Earth," 35 x 16 3/4".
Two pairs of corner decorations.
One pair is strictly vegetables - lettuce, cucumber, beets, leak, tomatoes, radishes in one corner, cauliflower, cabbage, peas, beans, brussels sprouts, tomatoes. in the other corner. Measuring approximately 13 1/2 x 16 3/4".
The 2nd pair is of a boy and girl holding baskets measuring 13 1/2 x 16 3/4".
The boy's basket is filled with grapes, peaches, banana, cherries, plum, apple with an orange tree behind him. The girl's basket is filled with tomatoes, beans, cabbage, cucumber & turnips,
A couple of borders are mildly dog-eared but overall in outstanding condition. They are very vibrant and crisp. It is quite unusual to find a complete shop set like this, especially in this condition, clearly never utilized in a display.