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Globe, American, Specialty, Advertising, Cribben & Sexton Stoves, Painted Tin, Stand, Chicago, c. 1890s (Sold)

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Cribben & Sexton Company
W. E. Martin & Co. (lithographers)
Universal Stoves and Ranges
2-Inch Tin Bank Advertising Globe
Chicago: c. 1890s
3.75 inches high

Tin bank globe with coin slot produced as an advertisement for the Cribben & Sexton company’s line of Universal Stoves and Ranges. The globe is mounted at its axis points within a simple tin stand with a shaped flat face that is decorated with a wreath printed in colors surrounding the globe; the lower portion is printed with company slogan and information. It stands with an easel type angled support in the back.

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The Cribben & Sexton Company was a major manufacturer of stoves, co-founded in Chicago by Colonel James A. Sexton (b. 1844), a Civil War veteran. The company was in operation from at least the 1880s to the 1950s.

Printed Text on Stand: “Save Your Money and Buy/ UNIVERSAL/ STOVES AND RANGES/ MADE BY CRIBBEN & SEXTON COMPANY,/ CHICAGO./ Minneapolis-Denver-Wichita-San Francisco-Portland.”

Printed Text on Easel Support: W.E. MARTIN & CO./ LITHO. CHICAGO


“Col. James A. Sexton.” Album of Genealogy and Biography, Cook County, Illinois with Portraits. 3rd ed. revised and extended. Chicago: Calumet Book & Engraving Co., 1895. pp. 251-253. Online at (4 April 2006).

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