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How to Buy or Sell — Barber Poles and Barber Collectibles

barber pole iron painted enamel glass cylinder

Photo Credit: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

The barber pole is said to have been made to represent the blood-soaked rags wrapped around the pole in earlier days. The red-and-white-striped pole has been a symbol of the pharmacist or barber since the eighteenth century. Old barber poles are now considered folk art. Information about selling and repair can be found in the […]
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