China - Arbuckle Coffee Card


China - Arbuckle Coffee Card

Product no.: 2692
£125.00


Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Co. China  

New York c1890 

chromolithographed map on trading card; overall size 8 x 12,5 cm.

Map of the Chinese Empire and a picture of people picking tea leaves. On verso, information about coffee grinding and an introduction to collecting Arbuckle?s advertising or trading cards.

At around 1880, the Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company started to include advertising cards in packages of their coffee in order to boost their sales. 

 some wear and tear; small area with loss of surface paper; o/w vg cond.

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