Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    "Messett's Musical Entertainers" Pair of Large Full Color Minstrel Show Advertising Posters. 14" x 42" (sight size), framed. This pair of the most sought after minstrel posters were printed by the Quigley Litho Co. of Kansas City, Missouri. Henrique Vivian Messetti was a member of a vaudeville-circus family. He first appeared on stage at the age of four. His parents settled in Los Angeles. He produced and toured in shows called "Messetti's Great Road Show" and "Messett's Musical Entertainers", which were performed in blackface. Messetti acted in several early motion pictures. In his later years, he dropped his first name and performed as a female impersonator. The posters have light folds, else very fine. This lot requires 3rd party shipping.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,259

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    This item cannot be shipped using standard methods. Please contact us for more information. Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 September 27 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search