Antique Wash Board, Dubl Handi, Art Deco, Wood Metal, Red w Black, Light Tone, Wall Hanging, Rustic Chrome, Home Decor, Primitive Washboard


The primitive light-wood and rustic chrome metal "DUBL HANDI" wash board is in very good to great condition. The front side has vibrant red hosiery and bathing-suit patterns imprinted onto the lighter wood with "DUBL HANDI" in a beautiful all caps slightly distressed black Art Deco font. The information just below the "DUBL HANDI" says, "USE EITHER SIDE ACCORDING TO FABRIC COLUMBUS WASHBOARD CO., COLUMBUS, O". The back side information shows, "IDEAL FOR SILKS, HOSIERY AND LINGERIE OR HANDKERCHIEFS" with "JUST THE RIGHT SIZE TO FIT A BUCKET, PAIL OR LAVATORY" just below and "PACKS EASILY INTO SUIT CASE OR TRAVELING BAG" below that. The same "COLUMBUS WASHBOARD CO., COLUMBUS, OHIO" is on both sides. Also, the rustic-chrome metal rippled section on the back side has a much smoother upper section as opposed to the coarser wavy upper on the front. While this gorgeous light-wood and rustic chrome metal washboard most likely dates back to the early twentieth-century, it might still be used for washing. However, this gorgeous wooden "DUBL HANDI" washboard is offered in this listing as a beautiful wall-hanging decoration. The rustic chrome metal with its surrounding light-wood frame and beautiful Art Deco font give this "DUBL HANDI" washboard a wonderful country farmhouse/industrial Art Deco charm.

Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual. Also, there are no mounts or wire for wall-hanging installed on this gorgeous washboard. Furthermore, there is no evidence of a wall hanger ever being installed on this washboard.

There is a chip on the front inside corner of the right leg. Other than this, there are no breaks, cracks, chips, or repair places on this gorgeous wooden "DUBL HANDI" washboard. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the washboard - mainly in the form of rub marks and distress due to age and wear. Also, it is important to note that even though the chrome metal has a rustic patina that has developed on its surface, the amount of wear and distress on this gorgeous wash board is not consistent with it being used on a regular basis. Furthermore, the cleanliness of the wood along with the lack of material build-up around the interior corners give evidence of little to no use.

The decorative possibilities for this primitive light-wood and rustic chrome metal "DUBL HANDI" washboard are many. The entryway or living area would be enhanced by the addition of this stunning wood and metal early twentieth-century washboard. Also, the laundry-room or bath area would welcome this washboard for its wonderful country farmhouse/industrial Art Deco charm. This particular washboard is the perfect size to prop up on a collectibles shelf or accent table. The very-magnetic ribbed metal would make a great family communication and/or Post-It note message board. In addition, the growing collection of older advertising would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this very clean and attractive primitive washboard.

The collector will appreciate this primitive light-wood and rustic chrome metal "DUBL HANDI" washboard for its very good to great condition, slightly distressed and aged red and black accents, country farmhouse/industrial Art Deco charm, and gorgeous overall appearance.

The primitive light-wood and rustic chrome metal "DUBL HANDI" washboard weighs 15.2 oz.

The gorgeous wood and metal "DUBL HANDI" washboard measures 18" tall x 8 5/8" wide x 1.5" deep.

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Antique Wash Board Dubl Handi Wood & Metal Red w Black Light Wood Wall Hanging Rustic Chrome Home Decor Primitive Washboard

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