Offering a set of Victorian advertising trade cards, circa 1890.
This set features a quack medicine brand “Certain Chill Cures”. The image shows a log cabin in the snow, a large pink rose and two birds in a branch. Obverse contains detailed product information and testimonials to rival A Seen on TV infomercial.
One is a brand advertising card for Domestic Sewing Machine. The card shows a waterwheel, a bridge over a body of water and three people walking. Obverse is a stamp with the distributor’s information, based out of Selins Grove, PA
One is a brand advertising card for New Home Sewing Machine. Image shows men fly fishing, with a bouquet of pansies. The bottom lists the cities the machine is sold in. Obverse is blank.
One is a trade card for a Druggist in St. Louis, Missouri. It’s an exquisite scene on a tiny card featuring an arch shaped bridge and two people walking. Obverse is blank.
These are in suitable-for-collector condition, however, with antique paper, buyer should expect condition to be commiserate, and as shown in photographs. These will ship for free within the United States.