Museum Trade Cards

George M. Thompson certainly thought big. Back in 1874, he patented what he must have thought would be his ticket to easy street. Thompson's patented bench plane was, at it turned out to be, just one of the multitude of patented iron planes to hit the market during the last... Read more →

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Without a doubt, this is a printer's proof of a c1828 trade card. c1828 William Betts, From Sheffield, Manufacturer Of Saws Of Every Description. Ladies Elastic Busks of all kinds. No. 10 Court Ludgate Hill, Birmingham. Original and uncut Trade Card Printers Proof. The only Betts trade card or printers... Read more →

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