Bakersfield, California: Fisk Boy - Tire Mascot

A yawning child in full-body PJs holds a candle in one hand and steadies a tire with his other: "Time to Re-Tire." The Fisk Tire Boy is an advertising mascot dating back to 1907. About 6-ft. tall.

Clerou Tire Co.

Address:
530 E 21st St, Bakersfield, CA
Directions:
On Kern Street at E 21st St. On the roof.
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Fisk Tire Boy.

Fisk Boy - Tire Mascot

Fisk Boy statue.

[Ivan Herman, 12/26/2016]

A very old advertising character, the Fisk Tire Boy, a sleepy lad in pajamas with a candle and big tire, was first trademarked in 1914. His image lives on in a few places as a sculpture.

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