Hamilton Advertisements (Page 4)

J. Hoodless Furniture Co., Ltd.

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J. Hoodless Furniture Co., Ltd.

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J. Hoodless Furniture Co., Ltd.

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Herbert S. Mills Gift Shop

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Herbert S. Mills Gift Shop

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Herbert S. Mills Gift Shop

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Herbert S. Mills Gift Shop

Postmarked December 15, 1943

Herbert S. Mills Gift Shop

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'Madman' Rankin's China Palace

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Rankin's Famous for Bull in the China Shop

On a wager of $150 a Bull was released in Rankin's China Shop to determine whether it knew the better grade of china from the cheaper. This was carried out on Jan. 15, 1949 and gained nation wide publicity in Canada and the United States.  Incidentally Rankin lost.

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Martin's Cafeteria

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B. F. Goodrich

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Barton Radiator Works

Postmarked October 27, 1930

Gibson's Drug Store

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Clock of the Charging Horeseman

Birks Building

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Mrs. McLean Fancy Goods Store

Not a postcard but a very charming example of a Victorian Trade Card.  This early form of advertisement has been around since the 1700s. By the 1870s, thanks to lithography and mass production, these colorful trade cards were very popular and effective way for businesses and stores to advertise.

Dominion Belting Co., Limited

Oversized Trade Card

The Hamilton Biscuit & Confectionery Co.

This is not a trade card or a postcard. It is a beautiful piece of advertising.

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