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Grape Nuts Self-Framed 1910’s Embossed Tin Sign

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Grape Nuts Self-Framed 1910’s Embossed Tin Sign
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Why purchase this self-framed vintage Grape Nuts cereal embossed tin advertising sign?

Grape Nuts is a breakfast cereal formulated primarily from flour, salt and dried yeast. The cereal shaped as nut-sized kernels was developed in 1897 by C.W. Post, American innovator, pioneer of the prepared foods industry and founder of Postum Cereal Co. in 1895 (currently Post Consumer Brands). After several work-related mental breakdowns, Post began to explore nutrition, and the chemistry of digestion, in hopes of finding a cure for his condition. Grape Nuts was Post's first launch of a cereal product, named for its fruity aroma during manufacturing and its nutty crunch.

Grape Nuts Advertising Campaigns

Grape Nuts was originally marketed as food for the brain, as a natural cereal which could improve health and vitality. Advertising materials such as this vintage sign were provided to general stores free of charge. This circa 1915 single-sided sign is crafted from tin, with a weight of approximately 4 pounds. The 30" x 20" sign is self-framed, which means that the frame and imagery were lithographed and embossed from one piece of metal. This highly sought after advertising relic is an iconic representation of American life and values in the early 20th century.

Stunning Vintage Sign

This Grape Nuts Self-Framed 1910's Embossed Tin Sign is judged to be in Good - Very Good condition. While many of these signs are known to show heavy wear and/or damage, this example is worthy of display as a vintage treasure from the early 20th century. As a self-framed piece, the unique tin sign will arrive ready for hanging, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

This charming Grape Nuts Self-Framed Embossed Tin Sign from the 1910's will be a fantastic addition to your collection of vintage advertising art!


Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:Good-VG
Vintage Country:US
Date/Date Range:1915
Vintage Condition:Good-VG
Manufacturer:CW Post
Vintage Composition:Tin
Weight (Approx):4lbs
Dimensions:30
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