Vintage/Ashtray/Westwood/San Francisco/Collectors Series/Japan


In the 1920s, San Francisco Theater Operater, S. Levin built a new theater on Ocean and Faxon called "The Balboa" in Westwood Park. In 1926, he opened another theater 5 miles away and called it the "New Balboa" which confused people so he changed it to "The Westwood". It closed in 1932 and has been turned into a Walgreens.

This 5 1/8" ashtray was made for the Westwood Theater. It was made in Japan and on the back says "The Collectors Series Porcelain Handcrafted for Westwood of San Francisco Japan"
It is a pearl and yellow irridescent glaze with gilding. The piece is worn in the center and on the edges of the cigarette holders. In some places, the irridescence is still there but that top shiny clear glaze has worn. For it's age (prior to 1932) it is in good vintage condition.


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