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antique advertising • by company
Billboards of the Past.
Randy & Sharon
Littlefield. Billboard ads from 1945 through
1967 are captured in over 450 color photos.
Products, from appliances to tractors and beer to
war bonds, are displayed. The artwork of many
recognized lithographic artists is captured here,
including Howard Scott, Morice Logan, Jerome
Razen, Stu Graves, and even Charles Schultz of
comic strip fame. Values are provided
in the captions.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Affordable Art Deco Graphics.
Susan War-
shawBerman.Everyday,affordablegraphics from
the Art Deco era, such as games, playing cards,
advertising brochures, tins, packaging, labels,
fans, fashion and book illustrations, packaging
from the cosmetic industry, travel literature, and
automobile brochures. All are illustrated in 535
color photos. Price guidelines are included.
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
The Ultimate Fruit Label Book.
A. Baule. Over 1700 bright and colorful
fruit labels, alphabetically displayed,
from growers and associations ranging
from Acme and All American to Yakima
Valley and Zirkle. The text includes
histories of major fruit companies, the
rise of fruit labels, useful collecting hints,
values information in every caption, and
a detailed bibliography.
Size:11"x81/2"•1708color&16b/wphotos •PriceGuide•304pp.
Chinese Label Art: 1900-1976.
Andrew S.
Cahan. Showcases outstanding label, pack-
aging, and advertising art created between
1900 and 1976 primarily in Canton, Shanghai,
Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore. Export
and domestic products include tea, medicine,
food, cosmetics, cigarettes, dyes, matches,
phonograph records, firecrackers, and religious
items. Over 400 visually captivating images make
this an important resource for artists, designers,
historians, and merchants. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" •
415color images•160pp.
Label Art of the Chinese World, 1890-
Andrew S. Cahan. Here is a showcase of
from 1890 through 1976, primarily in Canton,
Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, and other cities
of large Chinese populations. Included are more
than 400 different labels for products as diverse
as tea, medicines, foods, cosmetics, cigarettes,
harmonicas, fabrics, matches, phonograph
records, firecrackers, and incense.
Encyclopedia of Porcelain Enamel Adver-
Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition
Michael Bruner. Porcelain enamel advertising
signs display beauty and diverse graphics to
promote every type of product. The book is
divided by manufacturing designs, with a chapter
devoted to popular gasoline pump signs. Cap-
tions include description, measurements, and
approximate age of each sign.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
More Porcelain Enamel Advertising.
chael Bruner. At the turn of the century, porcelain
enamel signs became a standard form of ad-
vertising, and they maintained their dominance
until the 1970s. Here are hundreds of popular
and little known signs with distinctive graphic
designs. Learn about and appreciate them,
they’re worth a lot today.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Signs of Our Past: Porcelain Enamel Ad-
vertising in America.
Michael Bruner. The
beauty and diverse graphics found on porcelain
enamel advertising for petroleum, automobiles,
gasoline, beer, paints and varnishes, telephone,
tobacco, soda pop and more. Over 700 of the
finest examples are included in this full color,
informative book. Price guide included.
Size:81/2"x11"•743color images
IreneDavis.It’s justanoldpaintcan...lookagain, it’s
the latest collectible! Paint cans were advertised
1880s through1980s,withvalues included forall.
Advertising Cutlery.
Richard D. White.
This is the first book to deal exclusively
with promotional knives. It contains over
400 color photos and explores a century
of advertisements stamped into the
sides of knives. Its extensive captions
and text give background information
necessary for evaluating advertising
knives on the marketplace.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
Soda Advertising Openers.
Donald A. Bull
& John R. Stanley. Over 350 photos featuring
thousands of openers; information on American
patents, opener manufacturers, soda products,
opener packaging, and modern, foreign, and
fantasy openers; hints on grading and clean-
ing openers; an index; and a price guide. An
additional catalog index of over 2500 known
soda advertising openers is organized by type.
This book is a bible for soda opener collectors.
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
Fans: Advertising & Souvenir.
Donald Bull
and Rodolphe Roger. Over 1750 photos present
more than 1550 advertising fans. These fans fall
into 43 categories, ranging from agriculture
to wine. Fans advertising casinos, expositions,
hotels, railroads, theaters, circuses, and funeral
parlors are as fascinating as they are diverse.
Fans from North America and Europe are amply
represented. Two indexes show fans by artists
as well as manufacturers and suppliers.
Size: 9" x 12" • 1797 color photos • Price Guide/
Antique Pocket Mirrors: Pictorial and
Advertising Miniatures.
Cynthia Maris Dan-
tzic. 500+ exquisitely designed small celluloid
advertising mirrors from the early 20th century.
Themes include advertising, politics, children,
beautiful women, brides and grooms, trans-
portation, tools, much more. Includes history,
manufacturer information, and value guide.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Advertising Clocks: America’s Timeless
Michael Bruner. From wooden
mechanical clocks of the 1870s to later neon
electric models, American advertising clocks are
celebrated in many diverse styles to promote any
product: beverages, cigarettes, manufacturers,
Over 300 are described and illustrated with
color photos.
Price Guide • 128 pp.
Washday Collectibles.
Pamela E. Apkar-
ian-Russell. The story of laundry day, seen
though the colorful ephemera of the past!
Over 575 color photos illustrate soaps, starches,
dyes, detergents, bleaches, and softeners, as
well as the colorful packaging and advertising
used to sell them. Includes store displays, signs,
posters, trade cards, postcards, calendars, tin
containers, boxes, and more.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Remember Your Rubbers! Collectible Condom
G.K. Elliott, George Goehring, & Dennis
O’Brien. You and your friends can share hours of
enjoyment getting to know about one of the hottest
antique advertising collectibles ever! You’ll know
not to spend a fortune on a “Deans Peacocks” (the
“Prince Albert of rubber tins”) as well as not to pass-
up a one-of-a-kind like the “Rainbow,” both from
the same company!
Price Guide • 144 pp.
Decorated Biscuit Tins: American, English
and European.
Peter Hornsby. Here is the story
of a highly successful marketing technique, print-
ed metal boxes, made from the Victorian period
up to the Second World War. These colorful and
novel tins helped sell biscuits, then remained in
the home to be used as storage boxes or played
with as toys. You all have seen them, now look
them up and collect them.
Index • 200 pp.
Ice Cream Collectibles.
Ed Marks. Ice cream
collectibles and ephemera including ice cream
scoops, milk shake machines, straw holders,
fancy molds, sheet music, postcards, magazine
covers with an ice cream theme, Dixie cup lids
featuring famous movie stars, trays, penny licks,
advertising, hand cranked freezers, fountain
ware, and more. Current values provided for
all items shown.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Oyster Cans.
Vivian and Jim Karsnitz. Over 800
color photographs and identifications display old,
original containers for oysters sold throughout
the world: oyster cans, oyster jugs, and oyster
bottles. The text provides wonderful details
and anecdotes about the history of the oyster
industry in Europe and America.
Rarity Guide • 160 pp. ISBN: 0-88740-462-6 •
antique Advertising: By Company
Collectible California Raisins™: An Unau-
thorized Guide, with Values.
Pamela Duvall
Curran & George Curran. The California Raisins™
held sway in the United States for nearly a decade.
onevery imaginable item,frombed linenstowallets.
TherangeofRaisinscollectibles isrepresented inthis
The Collector’s World of M&M’s®: An Unau-
thorized Handbook and Price Guide.
& Expanded 2nd Edition
. Patsy Clevenger. This is
a serious collector’s guide to those smiling M&M®
candies with a tough exterior and a gooey heart. The
candy’s history and a timeline of M&M colors featured
from 1940 through the 1990s. Tour the many M&M
advertising items, with values for the hundreds of
items shown.
Price Guide • 128 pp.
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