1912 Ad Point Richmond California Industrial Chamber Commerce Contra Costa PM3


This is an ultra rare original 1912 black and white print ad for the Richmond Industrial Commission of Richmond, California.

The city of Richmond in Contra Costa County, California, was founded and incorporated in 1905. Today it is home to the Chevron Richmond Refinery, the Richmond Post, Richmond Medical Center Hospital, Point Molate Beach Park, Richmond High School, Contra Costa College, the Golden State Railroad Museum, The Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historic Park, the Richmond Globe, Breuner Airfield, Keller Beach, the National Institute of Art and Disabilities Art Center, West County Times, the St. David Catholic Church, the Wildcat Canyon Regional Park, the Richmond Confidential and more. Noteworthy residents or natives of the area include R. E. M. guitarist Peter Buck, rapper Master P. (Percy Miller), No Doubt band member Stephen Bradley and many more.

Interesting Fact:

Many scenes from the movie Patch Adams was filmed in Point Richmond.


This 99+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9.25 inches; 15 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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