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Original Rare vintage silk screen print on metal panels retro bowling comic art. Condition is Used. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. I found thesein the back of the bowling alley a couple years ago . They used to hangon the walls beside the lanes 3 on each side, that was when i was young , i remember them there in the early 70s.They are metal, are about 18" by 36" by 3/4 thick and had like a honeycomb cardboard in the back, most are missingthe cardboard, they appear to be some kind of silkscreen process i think. But there is no mark ,signature or any kindof identifier of artist or maker.Metal is very thin ,appears to be aluminum or alloy as it is not magnetic , coupleof the corners have corrosion from sitting on concrete floorfor years.I have been looking but can't find anything like them on internet,and I've been looking since i found them . The guy that owned it then had brought the machines and lanes into the building in the mid to late 60s , he hadpreviously worked for AMF all over the country, working on pinsetters and swapping out the older leased machines forthe newer models. That leads me to believe that these may have been made by or consigned by AMF ,and given to to putin their Corp. alleys or the to the alleys that leased there pinsetters . Just a thought ? That's assuming they weremade in the 50s or 60s . Which again is just my guess. The lady (loft) has small dent as shown, the couple of othershave some corrosion on the edge, and then the (powerhouse) has an issue as shown (hope you can see close enough )where someone tried to clean it, probably years ago . It looks like the cleaner loosened nicotine or whatever and ran.Also some rubbing removed part of the black outline of the thumb (as shown) . I was afraid to do much of anything , sojust used little bit dawn dish soap mixture and luke warm water and wiped them all down. The surface/condition on all the restis pretty nice. To my knowledge there was another alley in the building prior to this also that would have been inthe early sixties , but i do not know for sure what ,I believe it was either Brunswick or King Louie ? But no knowledgeof whether these were hanging on the wall at that time or not. Oh and they all have holes(small) in the four corners, that is where they were nailed to the wall. I'm fairly certain that is not how they were intended to be mounted. Paypal only . Selling as a set (all six )