Trade sign

Trade sign
Title
Trade sign
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Wood, metal, paper
Dimensions 
58 x 40 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Description 
A wood trade sign painted dark green with bullets, cartridges and gun shells mounted to its front in graduated sets. It is printed with a central drawing of a pair of hunters in the forest standing by a dead bear flanked by drawings of a mallard duck and a moose head. The sign reads in red with white borders "Winchester Repeating Arms Co./ Repeating Rifles/ Ammunition"; and in white around the sets of bullets "Winchester Repeating Rifles/ and Shotguns/ and Single-Shot Rifles./ Gun Wads of Every Description, Percussion Caps/ Grooved Bullets/ Metallic Ammunition/ Paper and Brass Shells/ Primers &c./ Patched Bullets/ Paper Shells-All Sizes/ Brass Shells-All Sizes". Formerly F-10.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2179
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group