ca1900 PEEK FREANS "OSWEGO" BISCUITS TIN LITHOGRAPH ADVERTISING TIP TRAY

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  • Item Category: Advertising
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 24,2011
  • Channel: Online Auction
Original and quite rare, 1890's Tin Lithographed Advertising Tip Tray for Peek, Frean & Co. "Oswego" Brand Biscuits. This wonderful, diminutive size, Tin Litho Advertising Tip Tray measures 3” in diameter and features a central image of what appears to be either a biscuit tin or a label from a biscuit crate. Text on the central image reads "Peek, Frean & Co. / Celebrated / OSWEGO / London / Biscuits".

This chromolithography on this striking Tip Tray is of the is of an early style and design and it is not dated nor signed by the lithographer we believe that it was manufactured before the turn of the 20th century. We have actually never seen a Tip Tray as small as this one - it is quite charming!!!

This rare and original Peek, Frean Biscuits, Tin Litho Advertising Tip Tray is not a reproduction, reissue or restrike but is an original 1890 to 1900 Tip Tray and is unconditionally guaranteed to be original and of the period!!!

This rare and very attractive, 1890's Peek, Frean Biscuits Advertising Tip Tray is in very good, original condition - the lithography is bright and the colors vibrant and the Tray displays quite nicely. There is no staining or discoloration to the lithographed surface. There are some scattered, small nicks and small scratches to the surface and some wear along the rolled rim but overall the Tray is well preserved and displays nicely. The back side of the Tray has light surface wear as can be seen in the scans below.

A very rare and attractive, original, 1890's Tin Lithographed Advertising Tip Tray for Peek, Frean & Co. "Oswego" Brand Biscuits and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!

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