JOHN ROOTS BITTERS - EARLY TRADE CARD - ASTRONOMERS & TELESCOPES - CLAY,COSACK

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  • Item Category: Advertising
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 22, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

This scarce original early1870s trade card advertises John Roots Bitters, manufactured by Roots & Tyrer of Buffalo NY.

The image is of several astronomers gazing through telescopes at the full moon with the product name on it. Printed by Clay, Cosack & Co., also of Buffalo.

Advertising text on the reverse of this 2 5/8"x 4" trade card - very good condition.

Regular US mail shipping charge of $2.50 includes shipment in a rigid plastic sleeve and photomailer for protection, as well as delivery confirmation (mandatory with eBay's change in insurance options for sellers).

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