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Letterhead "Edison Portland Cement 225 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA."

Philadelphia (1900-1910?) 8 x 5", tan, black lettering on an orange background. Creasing, edge tear, couple of small holes in the center, tiny bit of staining, pencil notes else good. Notes appear to be from a contractor ie. "...stove pipe 26ga. but not oiled." Thomas Edison founded the Edison Portland Cement Company in 1899 in New Village, New Jersey. There were eventually sales offices in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and several southern states. The company supplied cement for dams, roads, buildings ie. in 1916 Ford Motor Company assembly plants, Traymore Hotel in Atlantic City, 1922 Yankee Stadium. From an ad: " The same inventive genius which has given him fame in other fields has given him success as the manufacturer of Edison Portland Cement." SCARCE ephemera. n.o.l.


Book Id: 99-3442

Price: $12.50

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