1904 Ad Metropolitan Insurance Steel Files Safe Filing Art Metal ARC3


This is an original 1904 black and white print ad for the Art Metal Construction Company located in Jamestown, New York. This ad shows a picture of what was thought to be the world's largest filing room, it belongs to the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of New York. There are 60,000 steel files in this room.


This 107+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 12.5 inches; 23 x 32 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: Vintage Advertising