(4) 1893 Enterprise Brewery Equipment Columbian Exposition Chromo Trade Cards
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(4) 1893 Enterprise Brewery Equipment Columbian Exposition Chromo Trade Cards:
Lot of 4 very rare and fantastic, 1893 Columbian Exposition / Chicago World's Fair, Chromolithograph Illustrated Advertising Trade Cards for various products related to the commercial transportation, distribution and dispensing of Beer and Wine made by the Enterprise Manufacturing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
These simply fantastic and very rare, World’s Columbian Exposition Advertising Trade Cards each measure approx. 3 3/8" by 4 7/8" and feature fantastic color image on the front of various Buildings at the Columbian Exposition along with an amazing, comic illustrations featuring historical figures juxtaposed and using the Saloon and Tavern related products being advertised. The front of each Trade Card also features a humorous, four line "ditty" related to the Image and the product being advertised.
The back of the Trade Card features an image of the product being advertised and advertising text for the same.
Included here are Trade Cards advertising the Enterprise Bung Hole Borer (used to tap barrels of Beer); Cork Puller ( a form of a cork screw used to remove the corks from bottles including wine bottles); Barrel Jack Truck and Stand (used to transport barrels of Beer and Wine); and the Enterprise Tinned Measuring Faucet (which could be used to measure the amount of liquid dispensed from a barrel or keg). Historical figures featured on the Trade Cards include Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson.
These very rare and wonderful, Columbian Exposition / Enterprise Advertising Trade Cards are all in excellent to near mint condition - clean and crisp and beautiful with sharp corners and with little to no wear of any kind. There is no indication that the Card was ever mounted in an album and the reverse is as well preserved as the front surface.
A Lot of 4, very rare and quite wonderful, 1893 Columbian Exposition / Chicago World's Fair, Chromolithograph Illustrated Advertising Trade Cards for various products related to the commercial transportation, distribution and dispensing of Beer and Wine made by the Enterprise Manufacturing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!
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