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    • Mug

    • Advertisements; Anniversaries; Drinking vessels; Fire fighters;
    • A red plastic mug printed with an image of an old fire house with the words "AETNA/ Hose, Hook, & Ladder, Co." "100 years/service for others" 1888-1988 Makers Name and marks: Super Mug "U.S.A."
    • Chain, Key

    • Advertisements; Automobile service stations;
    • White plastic egg-shaped key chain with red lettering "Rittenhouse Motor Company/250 Elkton Rd/Newark, Del./368-9107" has red Dodge logo; top is looped and has metal snap closure that metal ring sits in; there are two key chain rings - smaller one...
    • Notebook

    • Advertisements; Automobile service stations; Calendars;
    • Blue notepad that has fold down cover. "Memos" is embossed in upper left corner of notepad front cover. Cover also has gold lettering on front. Interior of cover has plastic flap that holds a year 1958 annual calendar with red lettering. Actual...
    • Bank, Semi-mechanical

    • Advertisements; Coin banks; Rockets; Toys;
    • Coin bank rocket ship shape; silver paint; red tip is made of rubber; plastic stopper on the bottom; the bottom rotates and this is where the coins come out; the coin is placed on a spring that retracts when you push the red button to launch the...
    • Cup

    • Advertisements; Commemorations; Drinking vessels;
    • Glass cup to commemorate Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Co. dedication on October 12, 1963. Cup has round body; bottom of cup is slightly smaller in width then the top; 3/4s of an inch from the brim the glass is etched and is not translucent; a red...
    • Hanger

    • Advertisements; Department stores
    • Wooden clothes hanger with wire C-hook attaching wooden bar to the body of the hanger stamped with "Newark Department Store Newark Del."
    • Sign, Trade

    • Advertisements; Funerary facilities; Signs (Notices);
    • Wooden black commercial sign with gold-colored lettering. Background is black and sandpapery/ in a frame/ 7 visible nail holes/ lettering is painted/ not natural wood/ sign is made of 2 wood planks/ white raised dot near bottom. Markings: Ira C....
    • Sign

    • Advertisements; Historical societies; Signs (Notices);
    • Wood sign with white, green, blue, and red paint. Reads "Welcome to the/ BOB THOMAS/ Museum of Newark History" Sign for the Historical Society with carved image of the train station.
    • Novelty

    • Advertisements; Lumberyards;
    • Advertising medium for Newark Lumber Company - large paper clip while painted metal with green lettering; clip works on 2 loose hinges that hold the piece together; a metal strap between the 2 sides stiffens the two sides and holds the clip...
    • Sign

    • Advertisements; Real estate business; Insurance companies; Signs (Notices);
    • Sign advertisement, blue with fold lettering, gold inner fram and black outer frame. gold print: "NEWARK/ REAL ESTATE/ AND/ INSURANCE Co./ SUN LIFE/ F. RACINE STAFFORD" (same on reverse)
    • Sign

    • Advertisements; Real estate business; Signs (Notices);
    • Wood sign, painted white with black text, "SALE/HUGH F./GALLAGHER/JR., INC./368.1621"
    • Sign, Trade

    • Advertisements; Restaurants; Signs (Notices);
    • Hand-lettered wooden sign that hung outside Coney Island in Horseshoe Lane advertising the business; sign has 2 brackets on top for hanging; one side advertises Coney Island 'Do Yourself a Flavor' 'hot dogs. pizza...Delicious Ice Cream Blends';...
    • Sign, Trade

    • Advertisements; Shoe industry; Signs (Notices);
    • Trade sign for Abbott's Shoe Repair glass with 'Abbott's Shoe Repair' in red lettering in a light-colored (used to be white?) wooden frame; frame has brackets on top and bottom for hanging; also on the glass is the word 'Bowers'
    • Catalog, Trade

    • Advertising; Paper industry;
    • Curtis Paper Company Tweedweave paper catalog booklet containing samples of Curtis Paper Co.'s Tweedweave paper colors; front cover: (faded) white w/pink designs and the word 'Tweedweave' in black ink; back cover: on the bottom - 'Curtis Paper...
    • Pennant

    • Athletes; Awards;
    • Gold and black wool varsity letter in shape of N with a black football in lower right. Gold is wool pile and football is in black with yellow outline stitching. Backing is black wool felt Athletic letter for Newark High School Back has gold...
    • Ribbon

    • Badges; Ribbons;
    • Commemorative green satin ribbon with gold thread lettering that reads "COMMITTEE". Ribbon is adhered to a cardboard or hard paper board cut out figure or a green army tank. Plastic window slot located at the wheels of the army tank with a piece of...
    • Patch

    • Badges; Safety
    • Curtis Paper Company Safety Division patch round cloth patch - white outlined in green thread w/ a green line crossing the diameter in the center of the patch; above the green line: in black thread "WE ARE OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS KEEPER" with...
    • Bag

    • Bags; Fabric shops; Shopping;
    • Yellow plastic shopping bag with black handles bag is printed "Sharrah's Fabrics/ 108 E. Main St./ Newark, Del 19711/ Phone (302) 368-2900" there is the image of a dress form draped with fabric.
    • Bag

    • Bags; Fabric shops; Shopping;
    • White, plastic shopping bag from "The Copy Maven". Purple lettering with image of adult dog and puppy facing each other. Handle cut into bag with oval flap for hand. Metal paperclip attached to handle. Some dirt staining. inscribed with "THE COPY...


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