With a little bit of cleaning up, this vintage double-sided green chalkboard (similar to the one I spent hours drawing on as a child, but much larger!) would be great fun for any kid! Or two kids playing at the same time, since it has a chalkboard on both sides of the easel! The piece also has a great space to hold loads of chalk, erasers and so forth!
Condition: Needs some cleaning up and repairs, but otherwise would be usable. It appears to have been handmade, but I’ll have to take a closer look to make sure. Note: The chalkboard got knocked over, and one of the chalk holders fell off, and needs to be reattached.
It also looks like it must have had something across the top; some of the older ones had a scroll of paper, although I don’t think that was the case here. More likely, it had a plaque or signage of some kind (e.g. nursery rhymes). A whiteboard could be affixed.
Dimensions: Larger than usual. This is probably about 5′ tall although the chalkboard drawing area tops out at nearly 18″ below the peak of the frame.
Price: Just $12.00 at Heritage Collectibles. Plus the standard 5.5% sales tax, of course!
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