Cardinell’s Erado 2 in 1 Ink Out, Ink and Stain Remover. Manufactured by Ink-Out Mfg. Co. in Montclair, NJ in the1920s. This little tin held a small bottle with a dropper cap and a piece of paper with instructions.
1907 Sears Roebuck & Co Catalog Cover. Catalogue No 116. Chicago, IL. Via Old Design Shop.
The Peter Cartridge Co., Quick Shot Crimped Cartridges, No 313 Cincinnati, OH. Made around the 1920s. Via Guyette Schmidt Deeter. Who knew ammo could be so pretty?
Columbia University was recently given an enormous donation of 1,300 items with architectural images- but forget those- look at the typography!! It’s called The Biggert Collection of Architectural Vignettes on Commercial Stationery (see it here). In short, vintage billheads from old factories that include engravings of their building on them. This is just a sampling of some of my favorites. The download also include parts of the receipts themselves with old handwriting on them.
Vintage hotel luggage label for Hotel Lutetia in Paris, 1930s. It’s pretty large, measuring 6.5×5″. Via eBay.