Old Antique Ball Band Boots Advertising Embossed Tin Sign Mishawaka Indiana Vtg For Sale
Old Antique BALL BAND BOOTS Advertising EMBOSSED TIN SIGN Mishawaka Indiana Vtg
DIMENSIONS: 17 5/8" tall x 11 3/4" wide.
DESCRIPTION: Rare antique embossed tin litho sign that advertises Ball Band boots, made in Mishawaka, Indiana, which is in the South Bend area.
Both the large red ball and the boot are embossed (see photos).
In the center of the ball is written the words "NOT MADE BY A TRUST." This term was used as a political message as well as for an advertising selling point and probably dates the sign to around 1905-1910. "Not made by a trust" refers to the popular anti-trust/monopoly sentiment at the time of Teddy Roosevelt's presidency (1904-1908).
CONDITION: Overall very presentable. This sign originally hung on a chain, so there are two holes at the top for hanging, but the chain is missing. Some bending. Some small areas of missing paint, small spots of rust, and small stains. No "touch-ups" or restorations.
WEIGHT: 3/4 lb.
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Old Antique Ball Band Boots Advertising Embossed Tin Sign Mishawaka Indiana Vtg: $260