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19thC Kessler's SMOOTH AS SILK WHISKEY Advertising Top Hat Display

19thC Kessler's SMOOTH AS SILK WHISKEY Advertising Top Hat Display


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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Nostalgia: Advertising: Pre 1900: Item # 433910

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PO Box 1896
Murrells Inlet, SC
860-712-9565

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 $395.00 
Offered for sale is a very rare, circa 1890s, advertisement for “KESSLER’S – SMOOTH AS SILK“ WHISKEY-- shaped in the form of a TOP HAT!

This fabulous advertising piece is made of papier mache’, is painted black, and sports cream-colored lettering on both sides of the hat.

The firm of Julius Kessler Dist. Co., Inc., in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, originated in 1888 and created an American blended whiskey known for its silky smoothness!

The condition of this fab piece is very, very good given its 115++ years of age, with some areas of paint loss and wear (mostly to the top of the hat which is the surface that actually serves as the base for this piece). No structural weakness or damage to the papier mache- a very solid piece that displays beautifully!!

Measures 12”L x 9.5”W x 6”H. An eye-catching, visually appealing, early display advertisement!!