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You are bidding on a tin Universal Globe Â"stoves, ranges and furnacesÂ" bank. Produced by Cribben & Sexton Co c1910. CouldnÂ't find much on the company except some interesting info on one of its founders:
Colonel James A. SEXTON
The New Commander (written in 1888)
The new department commander, Colonel James A. SEXTON, was born in Chicago on the 5th of January, 1844, and is, tfore, forty-four years of age. At the first call for three months' volunteers he enlisted as a private soldier, and at the expiration of his term of service re-enlisted for three years and was promoted to a lieutenant. At the call for 800,000 men in 1862 he was tendered and accepted the captaincy of a company recruited under the auspices of the Young Men's Christian Association, and assigned to the Seventy-second Illinois Infantry Volunteers. He served with this regiment, participating in every battle in which it was engaged, and during the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville led the same as Captain commanding the regiment, receiving slight wounds at both the last named battles, and also at Spanish Fort in April, 1865. After the closing of the Nashville campaign, he was attached to the staff of Major General A. J. SMITH, Sixteenth Army Corps, as acting assistant provost marshall, and when the war was over received the brevet of Lieutenant-Colonel of United States volunteers. While in the service he had purchased a plantation in Lowndes County , Ala. , and lived on it for two years after the war. Upon his return to Chicago , in 1867, he established the firm now known as CRIBBEN, SEXTON & Co., at the same time carrying on his plantation in Alabama until 1869 .
. Lithography is in very good condition, the colors are all very bright and sharp.T is some paint missing by the north and south poles w the globe spins on axis but it still looks great.Finish is about 85% . The globe spins nicely. The surface finish is 100% original - it has never been restored, repainted, touched up or altered in any way. This bank has no cracks, chips, breaks, repairs or d...... read more