Vintage Early 1900s Ceresota Flour Advertising Celluloid Pin
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Vintage Early 1900s Ceresota Flour Advertising Celluloid Pin

Code: advf00005c

$24.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa early 1900s celluloid advertising pin for Ceresota Brand Flour from the Northwestern Consolidated Milling Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The pin is by Whitehead & Hoag of Newark, New Jersey, and displays the company s optimistic claim: THE BEST FLOUR ON EARTH.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1900s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2 in diameter.

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Celluloid-wrapped tin, paper backing.

ATTACHMENT: Straight pin.

MARKINGS: WHEN EVERYTHING ELSE FAILS USE CERESOTA TELL MOTHER ABOUT THIS BUTTONS MADE BY THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J., U.S.A. PAT. APRIL 14, 1896 JULY 21, 1896.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a food advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.ebay RBL93 LBDX9/12

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin shows only minor aging and oxidation to the pin only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.