The patina and worn paint across this figure give it a wonderful decorative look. The Courage brewery rooster found on many old pubs dotted around London. You also commonly see a red square sign with the same rooster. Courage had its brewery by Tower Bridge, but it closed in the 80s.
Reading museum have one of these in the historical pub memorabilia collection. Condition: This figure is over 50 years old and would have been displayed outside for most of its life, still in complete original condition.There is wear and tear present in the form of a faded but stabilised worn painted surface, discoloured in sections. Please review all the photos provided as part of this advert, close-up photos have been provided to show its condition in more detail.
The golden aged patina is what makes this rare bird even more beautiful. They dont come up for sale very often and not many have survived. Size in inches: H 27 x W 18 x D 8. It has been mounted on an antique ebonised oval plinth (21 x 9) to allow for easy display.
All my antique and vintage items listed have been collected for my personal pleasure over many years. Of course that will also mean that I can begin my adventures searching for new items to fill our next home. Please contact me if you require additional information about any of the items listed. I will consider working with your arranged courier but it will depend on the items fragility and value.The last thing I want is for something to be damaged in transit. Please check out all my other items. The item "Rare Vintage Courage advertising golden cockerel superb worn paint patina" is in sale since Monday, November 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Breweriana\Beer Advertising Collectables". The seller is "bristolpicker" and is located in Bristol. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.