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Barbaric Bar and Beastly Bookshelf

AKA: Display

Rather Large store display, (26" x 40") Very heavy. Free standing or hangable. The more you stare at it. The more faces you see!

Produced: 1973
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Added on: 02/07/2003
Added by: Rumphnut (email me!) from Kansas City
Current Estimated Value in Excellent Condition: $300-$800


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It was displayed in headshops and the like in the early 70's
Added by Rumphnut from Kansas City on 02/07/2003


These were not actually produced as bookcases, but rather as display racks for a company which sold a line of men's and women's colognes marketed in nymph and satyr bottles designed by Rumph.
Added by Sherry Gottlieb from Southern California on 02/09/2003


Sold in Mpls in mid 70's out of the Spencer Gift stores, along with mugs, etc.
Added by Mike Pherson from Mpls on 02/20/2003


Original price tag on mine quoted price of $200.00 for this "Limited Edition" piece in 1971 [see image below].
Added by Jan Diener from Buckner, KY on 09/07/2003


Also comes in a very rare (and possibly unique) gold-painted version.
Added by Sandy G. from Southampton, PA on 12/19/2004


The only Rumph altar painted in color in existance, to my knowledge. Photos show front and back.
This work (unpainted) was featured on T.V's "Power Rangers" and "Beyond Bizarre"
Added by LFRSarasota from Sarasota, FL on 04/24/2005


the runes above Belial the winged demon (top center) translate as "Love", according to the translation guide in the Rumph catalog of '75.
Added by Sean Takaki from Torrance, CA on 09/30/2009


I WON A RUMPH MYSTICAL SHELF ON EBAY.THE SELLER FOUND IT IN AN ATTIC IN AN ANTIQUE STORE IN PITTSBURG THAT WAS GOING TO BE GUTTED OUT..AT FIRST IT WAS GOING TO BE USED FOR TARGET PRACTICE BY THE CONTRACTOR..THE WORKER PURCHASED IT AND KEPT IT FOR THREE YEARS..SOLD IT TO ME TO SO HE COULD FIX A HARLEY..AWESOME..
Added by GEORGE CONNER from APPLE VALLEY, HOWARD OHIO. on 05/29/2010


Got two from JC Penny's who displayed mugs etc in San Bernadino Ca 1974
Added by Derek R from 93705 on 09/07/2013