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

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

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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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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

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.


“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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