Wood advertising box, Ralston Health Club Foods Purina Mills St. Louis, Mo., 16" by 24", 9 1/2" tall, clear legible block black letter printing on all four sides, solid and sound, Has 3 coats of Polyurethane for protection of the Advertising, the bottom has been reinforced, box has nailed construction. See photos. In the 19c in the US Ralstonism was a minor social movement. It began as the Ralston Health Club, publisher of the writings of Webster Edgerly (1852 - 1926). The theories expounded where health related, very unconventional, biased, with no sound medical advice. This crate might have been used to distribute some of his profound writings. In 1900 Edgerly joined forces with Purina Foods. It made whole-wheat cereal that Ralstonites were to consume. The food company Edgerly founded evolved into what is now called Ralcorp, and was the original owner of the cereal brands Chex and Cookie Crisp. Depending on area shipped to parcel post or FEDEX could be best shipping rate. See other Advertising Boxes, we can pack other boxes inside if the fit or other items you wish to purchase. It would be shame to waste all that packing space. To purchase with MC or VISA please call Drury House Antiques 802-824-4395 EST or use PAYPAL
35 Wood Advertising Boxes, Over 500 Antique Advertising Tins and Signs, Over 100 Advertising Signs,150 Tobacco Tins, Cigar tins, Coffee tins, Tea Tins, candy Tins, Peanut Butter Tins & Wood Boxes, Advertising Clocks and Hand Held Advertising Fans Listed at Drury House Antiques, All in excellent to near mint condition, ALL on SALE. To see them all go to any Drury House Item and do a search for ADVERTISING.