|The picture shows a view of all (54) Rochester New Hampshire Advertising & Souvenir Items in this lot. This is a large bulk lot that has been acquired or accumulated over time from many different sources. Most are older items but there are some that are newer. There are far too many items in this lot to describe each one individually, but some highlights of the items included here are as follows:|
There is an old wooden Rochester Courier newspaper advertising premium 6'' ruler. The back has advertising for the newspaper and printing services. The front is marked as follows:
Make it a Rule to Read Every Issue of
The Rochester Courier
It's the Family Paper With the Reliable Home News.
There is an old advertising premium pen with a nib that was ''Compliments of Rochester Trust Company''. Two more pens include one from The City of Rochester and another from a carpet company in town.
There is an old advertising premium clip from ''Square 1'' which was a bar and restaurant that had burned down with the rest of a downtown city block. Next are (3) advertising drink swizzle stirrers from ''Colby's Restaurant'' and ''Colby's Sweepstakes Lounge'', also burned down. There is an old unused ''Luneau's Restaurant'' matchbook. This place also no longer exists.
There is an old wooden nickel that pictures a Native American Indian and reads: ''Rochester, N.H. - Chartered 1722 - 250th''.
Next is a small metal tag that is engraved ''Virginia Came - Rochester, N.H.''. There are (5) advertising pinback buttons. These include:
(3) Rochester! - The Place to Be
Celebration 96 East Rochester School
Year 2000 Kickoff Rochester (pictures fireworks)
There are (4) advertising premium magnets:
(2) State Shaped Rochester, New Hampshire
State Shaped Rochester, New Hampshire - The Lilac City
Great Ideas in Marketing - Imprints of every kind - Jim Barnes
There is a boxed 1990s Limited Edition glass Christmas ornament featuring the Rochester Common Band Stand.
Next are (3) items from the 1914 Rochester High School graduating class. There is an envelope, announcement invitation and a commencement week program card.
There are (14) color photograph slides of Spaulding High School Football Games. They are dated: (3) from March 1961, (8) from October 1961, and (3) from March 1962.
There is an old Rochester, N.H. street map. The year is unknown, but much has changed since this map was made.
The last (15) items in this lot are all old postcards. (8) are unused and (7) were used. These were acquired from a former Mayor who collected them. He has since passed away. These include:
1905 (used) Entrance To Fair Grounds, Rochester, N.H.
1907 (used) Entrance To Fair Grounds, Rochester, N.H. Published by F. P. Meader
1908 (used) Looking Toward Main Entrance, Rochester Fair Grounds, Rochester, N.H. © by R. DeWitt Burnham
1912 (used) Charles Street, Looking North, Rochester, N.H.
1914 (used) Rochester, N.H. Soldiers Monument
1949 (used) Charles Street, Rochester, N.H.
1950 (used) Methodist Church, Rochester, N.H.
Cocheco River, Rochester, N.H.
City Hotel, Rochester, N.H.
True Memorial Church, Rochester, N.H.
The Square, Heart of The Shopping Area in Rochester, N.H.
Central Square, Rochester, N.H.
Rochester, N.H. (Cocheco River)
Rochester, N.H. (Cocheco River)
Looking Down on Rochester, N.H.
All of the items that are pictured are included for one price! To judge the sizes the post cards each measure around 5-1/2'' x 3-1/2''. These items appear to range from excellent to mint unused condition as pictured.