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Vtg Ashtray Sets French Bistro Ads

Christmas New Year just around the corner. Hard To find Vtg Ashtray Sets French Bistro Ads. French Vintage Advertising ash trays, perfect for Holiday period Gift Ideas.


A nice collection of Colorful vintage smoking Advertising ashtrays made in France, featuring the famous LOTO or Loterie National; National Lottery.

Also usually used as pickle dishes, storage trays!:).  Produced by St Clement and Gien Potteries.

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Another selection of various vintage Ads ashtrays made in France. Beer Ads, Cognac, Cusenier liquor, the well known Byrrh, as aromatised wine-based apéritif, Eva fruit juice in faience, in porcelain.

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Barware French Bistro Retro Lifestyle 1950s

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The right place for connecting people, we can observe this in french “bistrots” ; in Paris café, french bar, troquet, estaminets which are the common “names” in France… Barware French Bistro Retro Lifestyle 1950s

What french people think and tell about their local bistro ?

here is an article written by a french reporter pointing out a basic philosophy about café, bistro interest for people in general:

” Heart of the popular public sphere where made and unmade reputations,Tavern, cafe and bistro welcome, for centuries, dreams and despair occasional tribunes of the speech “bar talk”. A Place where we chat, where we observe, where one expects her beloved or end the day, where we write or just a place where one is home to read, place where one becomes intoxicated liver or caffeinated exciting by “intravenous”, the boozer is the haven deceleration constantly overheated companies …(?)
In bistro we talk about everything and nothing. For a long time, and until the 1970s, the bistro or café is the place where national information flows. Today is, in the cafe of the village or neighborhood, place where we learn the gossip, well neighborhood life, village life…”

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