Koken Barber Pole

Revolving Side Walk Model 10


aw Item Number:  2002.056
manufacturer:  Koken Barber's Supply Co., St. Louis, MO
model number:  10
color:  White, green, red & blue

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composition: Cast iron, sheet metal & glass

size:  15" Dia. x 85" H

glass cylinder:  8" x 24"
date manufactured:  circa 1932
paper cylinder:  6 3/4" x 24" acquisition date:  5/2/2002
globe:  6 x 10" status:  Collection

description:  Koken Model 10 revolving side walk barber pole. Convenient clock-work mechanism rotates the inner cylinder and requires only one winding per day. Electric lighting in both the inner cylinder and opal glass globe. Made entirely of enameled porcelain steel.

information:  acquired along with the restored non-revolving sidewalk model 38 barber pole.