Several users have alerted the sale of tiles of 1924 coming from the station meter of Grace in a wallapop ad. The tweets reporting this “historic heritage for sale” They have not been slow to echo on social networks, where several Internet users have shared their total disagreement with the commercialization of these pieces restored.
It should be noted that, for the time being, Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona (TMB) has not confirmed whether it is material original or of a replica.
From the platform to Wallapop
The Twitter account transport.cat posted a picture of a ad of wallapop in which they were offered tiles of Great Metropolitan of Barcelonasupposedly from 1924. The relics, which framed the advertising space from the walls, would come from the platform of the station of meter of Passeig de Gracia.
Només podem dir: la mare que els va… WHAT FA AQUEST PATRIMONI HISTORIC IN SALE TO WALLAPOP!!??? A COMPLAINT IS THE ONE THAT CAL!!! pic.twitter.com/h9cHTeW01L
— transport.cat (@transportcat) June 19, 2022
This piece only and almost a century of antiquity“, according to the description of the ad itself, it has already been sold out for a value of 150 euros on the platform for buying and selling items second hand.
Recovered after the works of 2017
though for now TMB explains that they cannot guarantee that it is ceramic original of the Great Metropolitan, the announcement assures that these blue tiles were recovered from Gràcia station during the plays carried out in 2017when they were discovered in what is now known as line 3 of Meter from Barcelona.