Antique Greensmith’s Derby Dog Biscuits advertising signs

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2015-06-26 11:16:31

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Antique Greensmith’s Derby Dog Biscuits advertising signs

Antique Greensmith’s Derby Dog Biscuits advertising signs are British card-based pieces of advertising produced in around 1900. Items produced more than 100 years ago are classed as “antique” according to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition.

Greensmith’s Derby Dog Biscuits

Greensmith’s Derby Dog Biscuits were dog biscuits manufactured by the Greensmith’s company at its Hilton Mills factory in Derbyshire.

Background

The 23.5" x 18.5" thick-cardboard signs were printed by Nottingham, UK-based R Allen & Son.

They featured a depiction of a circus scene with performing dogs.

How much are antique Greensmith’s Derby Dog Biscuits advertising signs worth?

Mint condition, original antique Greensmith’s Derby Dog Biscuits signs can sell for around £250. Buyers should beware modern-day reproductions.

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