1939 Advertising Calendar for Williams, Brown & Earle, Scientific Instruments, Philadelphia

Philadelphia: Williams, Brown & Earle, 1938. 7.5 x 14.5 cm. metal desk calendar with individual leaves for Dec. 1938-Dec. 1939 printed in red and brown. Dec. 1938 has an illustration of a stagecoach and horses in a winter scene. The others each have the main month in the center with smaller versions of the previous and following months on either side. With the original envelope, which has a small Christmas illustration on the front in red and green. Williams, Brown & Earle was established in 1890 by Henry S. Williams, N. Howland Brown, & Morris Earle, specializing in math instruments; the next year they registered a patent for eyeglasses and by 1899 were advertising optical, photograhic and scientific instruments. In the early 20th century they sold a stereopticon, popularly known as a magic lantern, but by the 1930s they were focusing on strictly scientific instruments. Calendar is in Fine Condition: never used; clean and bright. Envelope is in Very Good- Condition: lightly soiled; small tear. Fine. Item #004331

Price: $22.00