The R & G Corset Factory once ruled not only the streets of Norwalk, CT, but basically the entire United States as their brand of corsets was the largest selling brand in the U.S. Norwalk had the reputation of also being one of the biggest hat manufacturing cities in the U.S. also. Interestingly the company…Details
This is a brilliant vitrolite glass corner advertising sign for the Round Oak Stove Brand, manufactured by the P.D. Beckwith Company in Dowagiac, Michigan. The company made stoves, ranges and furnaces at the time this sign was made, as they are all mentioned in the sign’s advertising detail. This particular sign incorporates a striking Native American Indian design into the middle of the sign. The same Indian logo was used in many Round Oak Stove advertising items including posters and stoneware advertising giveaway mugs also from the early 1900’s.