1893 Ad Alvah Antique Sewing Machines Needlework Pricing American AAG1


This is a small original 1893 black and white print ad for the Alvah Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois. This ad features their price deals for sewing machines.


This 118+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is bleed through on this ad from the print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 2 inches; 6 x 5 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, Seamstress, Household Appliance, Stitching, Needlepoint, Household Chores