Chinese Celery Cabbage Antique Burt's Seed Store Display



This is a store display sign for William D. Burt, Dalton, New York, advertising Chinese Celery Cabbage, A Wonderful Chinese Novelty.  Image of man tilling field.

  • 6.50 x 8.50 inches in size.
  • Printed in the 1910s.
  • Condition: some staining on left border.
These are from what is considered a warehouse find, left over stock that was never used and sat in the warehouse for decades.  A colorful piece of Ephemera, over 100 years old.  In the case of the William D Burt find, they turned up in the late 1960s, 100,000's of seed packets, along with some store displays.  They were advertised through the Antique Trader and bought up by dealers and decorators.

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