These two, paper cards are old trade cards. At the bottom of each is the advertising for Button’s Raven Gloss which was a shoe dressing for preserving leather. Both cards are printed in shades of blue with a gold strip across the top.
One card has young boy about to strike the metal kettle that a man is carrying on his back. The other card has a boy walking nonchalantly past a couple that has obviously been the target of his snowball attack.
The back side of these cards has a list of “well-known“ dealers that endorse the products of Button & Ottley of New York.
They are printed on lightweight cardboard and measure about 2 3/4” by 4 ¼”. They are in good condition with minimal soiling, edge and corner wear.
Sold and priced as the pair.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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