FOUR 1950s METAL SERVING TRAYS - BLACK & GOLD
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There are traditions and then there are Thompson traditions. One of the Thompson's traditions was to spend several weeks each summer in their beloved cabin which they lovingly christened "Tomorrow's Another Day" or "TAD's Cabin" for short. The whole Thompson brood would pile in their Rambler wagon and drive up the windy mountain road until they reached the cool pine country. Once they arrived at T.A.D., Mrs. Thompson would pull out the decorative black metal trays and pretty much every meal was eaten off of them out on the large covered porch–after all it was a "Thompson" tradition. And at least one time during their stay Mr. Thompson would inevitably say, "Mother, that was a TAD more than I needed to eat," and then everyone would groan.
Well even though Mr. and Mrs. Thompson have long since passed away, the TAD Cabin still remains in the family and the family still pulls out those black trays to eat off of and yes, somebody will most certainly say, "That's a tad more than I needed to eat." It was a Thompson tradition you know.
For sale is a wonderful set of four (4) steel serving trays circa late 1950s to early 1960s. They are black with gold rims and printed with gold, white and gray period art featuring fruits and vegetables. The measure 14.75" wide by 10.75" and 1.5" deep. The back side is gold and they all stack inside each other for compact storage. Use them as serving trays or mount them on the wall and re-purpose as message holders as magnets stick them.
These trays are in good vintage condition with bright graphics and shiny finish. They have some some light surface scratches, a few light dings and you may find some small rust spots on the backs of some but no large dents or major issues. We have several sets of trays and with the same pattern as those in the photos but may have varying scratches and scuffs as mentioned above.
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