ALL I CAN SAY IS HE IS WONDERFUL! Spectacular and I will miss him.Rare Esquire Magazine Figure Vintage 1940's ESKY Advertising Store Display. Absolutely superb rare esquire ESKY statue in the large 24 inch size.
In exceptional condition but showing some losses to paint as seen in photos. He is missing his cane held in outstretched arm and easily duplicated or replaced. Esquire's mascot first appeared on the cover of their second issue, January 1934. Based on a drawing by cartoonist E. Simms Campbell, Esky was featured on every cover -- golfing, sailing, gadding about with women -- until 1961, when his face began dotting the "i" in their logo.After appearing on more than five hundred covers, Esky now spends his days on the magazine's spine. Simms Campbell who was the first African-American cartoonist to work for a major magazine. He designed this great advertising display for Esquire Magazine in the 1930's. Please ask any questions the photos are an integral part of the description and more photos available should you need them. The item "Rare Esquire Magazine Figure Vintage 1940's ESKY Advertising Store Display" is in sale since Sunday, September 8, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Store Displays". The seller is "benjaminsilverdesign" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.