VICTORIAN Trade Card for J&P Coats Thread - Gulliver & The Lilliputians
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AGE: C.1890 or so
ITEM: A Victorian trade card featuring Dean Swift's Captain Lemuel Gulliver tied up by the Liliputians. The card is for J&P Coats Best Six Cord Spool Cotton.
PUBLISHER: Printed by Donaldson Brothers, Five Points, New York.
CONDITION: Great color. Clipped left corner. Slight tonal coloration along the cream edges. Clean Back - Synopsis of the Gulliver Story is able to be read clearly.
NOTE: The cards always look better in person than in my scans/photos.
SIZE: 3" x 4-1/2"
FINAL COMMENTS: Perhaps there were more to this series by J & P Coats? Wouldn't it be fun to try to track them all down! Priced accordingly keeping the clipped edge in mind.
FURTHER NOTE: I can put an awful lot of paper into one envelope so be assured, if you buy more than 1 piece of paper, I will adjust the postage once I receive the purchase order. And please, don’t pay until I HAVE revised the postage. Thanks.
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