DISCUS THROWER olympic antique cast iron bookends by LITTCO
- Item #: 2493
- Manufacturer: Littlestown Hardware & Foundry LITTCO
This is an old, original antique set of solid cast iron bookends featuring a discus thrower. The Discus Throw is a particularly iconic sport of the Olympic Games. This set was made by the Littco Company from the 1920's. This classic set of original bookends was made by Littco which stands for Littlestown Hardware and Foundry, located in Littlestown, PA. Littco made a variety of bookends. All were cast iron and well made. This set shows great action as the man is preparing to throw the discus. Each bookend stands 7" tall, 5" long, 2" wide and weighs 2 lbs. 10 oz. (5 lbs. 4 oz. for the pair). They are in good original condition with some wear on the brass plating finish. There are no breaks, repairs, or, touch-ups.