This is a small rare original 1890 black and white print ad for the F. C. Austin Manufacturing Company of Carpenter Street and Carroll Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. This ad features their Austin Steel Reversible Road Machine that acts as a plow and scraper.
This 121+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Heavy aging throughout.Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is very slight bleed through on this ad from the print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 3 inches; 13 x 8 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Antique Advertising, Agriculture Equipment, Farming Machinery, Tilling, Planting, Seeding, Harvesting, Crops, Plowing,