Posts tagged “Kaufmann & Strauss”

JUL
15
2014

Kaufmann & Strauss Signs

By mwilcox

Tobacco

Based on the image, this is a turn of the 19th century cigar sign. Signs like this were generally the property of the company that made the product advertised. Seldom were any of them returned when the product was no longer sold, or a newer...

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FEB
10
2014

Tin Signs- "Moxie"

By mwilcox

Moxie

The piece shown is a early 20th century tin sign for "Moxie." Moxie was originally a patent medicine said to be beneficial for "Paralysis, softening of the brain, nervousness, and insomnia." Its inventor, Dr. Augustin Thompson, added soda water...

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