Striking Ethnic-Themed Victorian Trade Card Advertising A Mechanical Bank
The item being offered is a very nice Victorian-era trade card which advertises a mechanical bank. The face of the trade card is ethnically-themed with an African-American man standing on a box marked Stump Speaker. " The trade card advertised an iron toy savings bank, named "Stump Speaker. The bank was offered by Clark, Sawyer & Company of Worcester, MA The back of the trade card contains information on how the bank operated. The dimensions of the trade card are approximately five and one-quarter inches by three inches. The card was printed by the Courier Lithograph Co. Two corners of the card have been lightly bumped. The trade card shows no evidence of ever having been glued into a trade card album. The overall condition of this trade card is VG+ - F. Also, two fractures of about one-eight of an inch have developed in the right-hand margin about an inch below the corner. Neither defect reaches any of the graphic or printing of the card. Still, it is important to note this change in condition.
Please examine the two new photos which have been posted to see the points mentioned above. The item "Striking Ethnic-Themed Victorian Trade Card Advertising A Mechanical Bank" is in sale since Monday, September 12, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Victorian Trade Cards\Other Victorian Trade Cards". The seller is "islander369" and is located in South Berwick, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type of Advertising: Trade Card
- date of Creation: Victorian-era
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States