Featured is a rather colorful cardboard advertising sign from the Kent Factory of the National Biscuit Company, advertising Portland, Maine brand of Purity Kiss biscuits. Biscuits in the early 1900’s was another name for salted crackers, similar to Saltines in today’s modern marketplace. This sign features two kids on a swing, eating the Purity Kiss…Details
Manewal-Lange Biscuit Co., Tin Box, St. Louis, Missouri
Circa 1920, a biscuit box from Manewal-Lange Biscuit Co. that went out of business in the 1920’s. This box was designed for their soda water cracker brands and is very colorful with the orange coloring, but somewhat unusual for that time period on early advertising items. The brand from Manewal-Lange is called Ever Krispo.