Enlarge Text
In the days before color advertising in magazines-and well before radio and television-American manufacturers depended on giveaways and premiums to help sell their products. Among the smallest advertising items were trade cards, pocket mirrors, pinback buttons, postcards-and pot scrapers.

Paid Access Required to View this Article
Kovels.com Premium Subscribers: Login here for full article.
Not a Premium Subscriber? To continue reading, subscribe now.

Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium