Costumes of all Nations - Singere Sewing Machine advertisements 33 cards. Singer Sewing Machines.

Costumes of all Nations - Singere Sewing Machine advertisements 33 cards

n.p. The Singer Manufacturing Company, 1892. 1st Edition. unbound. Chromolithograph advertising cards for Singer Sewing Machines illustrating costumes from around the world and various models of machines. places and costumes illustrated are India(2), Ceylon (1), Japan (1 with small tear at corner), Zululand (1), Portugal (1), Hungary (1), Italy (3), Bosnia (2), Tunis (2), Algeria (1), Spain (7), Roumania (2), Netherlands (1), Norway (2), Sweden (2), Servia (2), Manila (1), China (1). No duplicates. These were likely issued for the 1893 Chicago exhibition. Included, is a newspaper article from 2002 about another set and a couple of pages of other research about these cards. Other information suggests complete sets have 36 or 50 cards, but Singer may have grouped them different ways to give away or sell. Overall, a very good to near fine collection of 33 cards with colorful images intended for advertising. Note: due to size and weight, shipping outside the USA or priority shipping will be less expensive than an average book. Near fine. Item #4400

Price: $225.00

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