SALE Take a look at this large size 1900's Calendar fount on a Hoyt's German Cologne Ladies Blotter. What first caught my eye was the adorable little girl in red and white fur hat, coat and muff that looks like a little lamb muff. With her silky bow that is as large as she is, she is holding a bottle of Hoyt's German Cologne! This blotter might also be called a Trade Card because of all the advertisement all around. For instance, besides just the cologne, at the bottom it says "Rubifoam For The Teeth, Deliciously Flavored Price 25 cents A Bottle."
The other 4 corners read as following: "Ladies Blotter Perfumed with Hoyt's German Cologne...The Most Fragrant and Lasting of all Perfumes....Price Trial Size-25 cents, Medium Size- 50 cents, Large Bottles- $1.00" When you see those prices, it's easy to realize just how long ago this was made! Finally, in the bottom right hand corner it reads, "Manufactured by E. W. Hoyt & Co., Lowell, Mass."
Someone has carefully applied some clear tape to the corners so that it stays intact. I am amazed at how vivid the coloring still is on the front, and you can note on the back, that it appears to really have been used. There is a name hand written in pencil at one end on the back, but I have not been able to deciper exactly what it says.
If you love old calendars, trade cards, perfumes, or very early Ephemera, you are going to want to add this to your collection. The little Victorian girl is worth the whole thing! You won't be disappointed to own it, and I will send it between cardboard in plastic, so that it arrives in good condition as sent.
I am always happy to combine purchases to save you on shipping, so please be sure to let me know if you are interested in other items I have listed. I always have my eyes open for early Ephemera and pictures of children, and several pieces can usually be mailed together for very close to what just one item would cost to mail!
Thanks so much for shopping with me, and God Bless YoU! May we honor Him in all we say and do!
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