The Crown Cork & Seal Co., Baltimore, MD.
Title 1920s Drink Celery Cola/ You'll Like It Embossed Tin Advertising Sign.
Seller ID 80-0968
Drink Celery Cola/ You'll Like It Embossed Tin Advertising Sign. 19 3/4 x 9 1/4 h. White and orange lettering against dark blue. Drink in white, Celery Cola in orange & bordered in white, Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. & You'll Like It in white. The Crown Cork & Seal Co., Baltimore, USA in white along the bottom in the lower right corner. C. 1920s. Celery-Cola was a soft drink created in 1887 by James Mayfield and manufactured in Birmingham, AL by his Celery-Cola Company from 1899 to 1910, when the FDA successfully prosecuted the company for dangerous levels ofcocaine & caffeine not disclosed in its labeling. Mayfield revived Celery-Cola and renamed his company Celery-Cola Corporation of America,which was successful through the 1920s,the 1920s, but did not survive the Great Depression. The only previous sale of this sign found by www.liveauctioneers.com and brought $325 + $65 buyer's premium. Minor edge chips & rubs, some scuffs on the letters, and a few hardly noticeable spots of light rust on the blue background. NOTE: Price includes the shipping cost over & above the $4.00 added automatically in the shopping basket for the furthest postal zone from 17110. If you are a buyer in a closer zone, inquire about saving on shipping. SEE PHOTO.