Here is a great tin sign from the R. W. Bells Company, which was based in Buffalo, New York. The Bells Company made soaps for years, and they were a dominant seller of soap in the market as early as 1880. The Buffalo Brand of soap was perhaps their top seller for many years,…Details
Featured is a tough to find early advertising tray from the Deere and Webber Horse Drawn Sleigh Manufacturing Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This particular serving tray is a stock image type of tray, and features a large elk in the image. The Deere and Webber Company was known Bob Sleds which were horse pulled and their Cutter brands of farm equipment or pre automobile people movers. The Company was a fairly large company and at one time also owned The Reliance Buggy Company in St. Louis, MO as well, but sold off that business in 1923 due to the slowdown in buggy sales nationwide.