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 http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilbiog/jasexton.htm (4 April 2006).