1897 Ad Cottolene N. K. Fairbank Shortening Beef Oil - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING LHJ3


This is a small original 1897 black and white print ad for Cottolene shortening from the N. K. Fairbank Company. Their main competitor was Crisco from Procter & Gamble. Cottolene was made of beef tallow and cottonseed oil.


This 114+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3 inches; 11 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: Cooking, Baking, Cookbook Antique Advertising