1871 Ad Fannings Patent Kid Fitting Demi-Skeleton Corset Worcester Skirt PEM1


This is a tiny original 1871 black and white print ad for Fanning's Patent Kid Fitting Demi-Skeleton Corset by Worcester Skirt Company of Worcester, Massachusetts.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a small blemish near the top right corner of this ad, which is visible in this digital copy.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 1.25 inches; 7 x 3 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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