1910s Tin Litho Palmer Cox Brownies Ice Cream Advertising Serving Tray
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1910s Tin Litho Palmer Cox Brownies Ice Cream Advertising Serving Tray:
Rare and charming, ca1910's, Tin Lithographed Advertising Serving Tray for Augustus J Beck's United Grocers of Red Wing, Minnesota featuring a wonderful image of Palmer Cox Brownies surrounding a dish piled high with Vanilla Ice Cream. This charming Ice Cream / Grocery Store Advertising Serving Tray measures approx. 10 1/2" by 13 1/2”.
The Image on this Tray is a wonderful and charming illustration by Palmer Cox depicting a huge pile of vanilla ice cream on a dish in a clearing in the forest. Palmer Cox Brownies surround the dish of ice cream and can be seen approaching the ice cream dish from the surrounding woods. A planchet at the top of the Tray features text that reads "United Grocers / Aug. J. Beck / Red Wing, Minn." The raised rim surrounding the central image also features images of Palmer Cox Brownies in various scenes.
This charming, ca1910's Ice Cream Subject Advertising Serving Tray is not a reproduction, reissue or restrike but is an original Tin Lithograph Serving Tray manufactured for the United Grocery Store in Red Wing Minnesota in the early years of the 20th century.
This charming, ca1910's Ice Cream Advertising Serving Tray is in good to very good condition overall - the lithography on the central image is bright and beautiful although there is some surface scratches and areas of surface wear as can be seen in the scans below. There is no surface crazing to the lithography - the surface is sound and stable and the Tray displays quite nicely. Unfortunately, there wear and surface oxidation along the bottom edge of the Tray as can be seen in the scans below as well as some wear and scattered surface scuffing as can also be seen in the scans below. Please see the scans below for a good representation of the condition of this charming Palmer Cox Brownie Ice Cream Subject Advertising Tray.
A rare and charming, ca1910's Tin Lithographed Palmer Cox Brownie Ice Cream Subject Advertising Serving Tray and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!
Please Note: This tray is 100% original and has NOT been repaired, restored, repainted, touched up or altered in any way!!
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