For auction is an antique advertising piece for the Reading Stove Works Orr Painter & Co Reading PA. The Reading Stove Works started in 1886 and its name was changed in 1899. This was probably given away to advertise the stove much the way that calendars and matches were given away in later years. This piece probably dates to before 1899. It is made of cast iron and is in great condition as can be seen in the pictures. It is 2 9/16" in diameter and 3 7/8" long including the handle. There is one spot of light rust on the interior near the bottom of the third picture. Otherwise, it is rust free.Flat rate shipping on this item will be $3.50 to the contiguous 48 states.