This is an original 1908 black and white print ad for Peter's "Gala Peter" Original Milk Chocolate, a product of Lamont, Corliss & Co. Daniel Peter married the founder of the first Swiss chocolate factory, F.L. Callier's daughter in 1863. Aside from his marriage to the famous chocolate heir, Peter was further inspired by Henri Nestle. In 1875, Peter perfected his chocolate-making process and produced Gala Peter chocolate. Peter's chocolates were generated in Nestle factories around the world. Gala Peter chocolates ceased production in the 1980s.
This 103+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some bleed through in this ad.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 4.25 inches; 14 x 11 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: 78 Hudson Street New York Vintage Advertising