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Orange Bakelite Chrome Cocktail Tongs, Bakelite Tongs, Bakelite Barware

Sale price $92.52 Regular price $110.61

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A magical set of orange Bakelite chrome cocktail tongs. Made by Utili-Tong Inc. of Chicago and originally patented in 1934 by A.H. Ackerson. Such a magical retro pair of tongs, that are spring-loaded so when you push down on the Bakelite finial, it opens the tongs up to grab your ice cube. Let go of the finial and the tongs close back to their original shape.

Maker/Hallmarks: "Patent No 3165" and "1965 1980"

Condition: Very, very good vintage condition. The chrome is vibrant overall. The Bakelite finial is in perfect condition. No crazing or cracks. The spring-loaded mechanism works perfectly. Truly a magical set of tongs.

Measurements: 5 1/4" in length

**On shipping: We take our packaging very seriously and carefully wrap all pieces to ensure safe delivery.

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