|The picture shows a front and back view of all (5) Different Old Fertilizer Advertising Premium Items in this lot. Included are four booklets and one post card. All of these are old and dated (see below). In the order pictured (left to right) the following are included in this lot:|
The first booklet is from the New England Fertilizer Company of Boston, Massachusetts. The booklet is from 1930. the inside front and back covers have 1930 and 1931 calendars. The booklet has much information about farming and fertilizing inside. There are lined pages inside to write on as well. Only one page has been used. The booklet was given out by Clifford T. Whittaker of Danvers, Massachusetts.
The second Fertilizer booklet is from M. E. Wheeler & Company of Rutland, Vermont. It is from 1905 and was given out by John W. Thompson of Center Ossipee, New Hampshire. On the inside covers there are 1905 and 1906 calendars. On the back cover there is a scene with a steam ship with sails, a steam locomotive with tender and advertising box train cars and a horse carriage with people and barrels. This booklet has many testimonials inside about fertilizers. There are lined pages for writing, and seven of these have notes. There are (8) pages of colorful maps of the following: The Philippine Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, Western United States, Alaska, Eastern United States, Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands, Russo-Japan War Territory, and Panama.
The third booklet is from Agrico Fertilizers. It was from 1942 and it has a 1942 calendar on the inside back cover. This booklet has much fertilizer advertising with farmer pictures and testimonials. There are lined pages for notes and four of those pages have writing.
The fourth booklet is from International Fertilizers of Woburn, Massachusetts. It is from 1953. There are 1953 and 1954 calendars on the inside covers. The booklet has advertising and information pages. There are many lined pages for notes. None of them have writing.
The fifth and final item in this lot is a 1958 advertising postcard from Forbes Garden Center of Millburn & Hanover, New Jersey. The post card has color images of Weed & Feed Fertilizer, Clout Crabgrass Blaster, and a Scotts spreader. the card has the 1958 prices. It is a two cent postcard with a Benjamin Franklin stamp. It was mailed and postmarked July 12, 1958 and it was sent to a Rahway, New Jersey address.
All of these for one price! To judge the sizes the post card measures 5-1/2'' x 3-1/4''. These appear to vary from good to near mint condition as pictured.