Illinois Pure Aluminum Company.
Title USE 1892 WARE ALUMINUM THIMBLE.
Seller ID 81-0265
Embossed USE 1892 WARE. Aluminum. 5/8d. x 3/4 h. 5/8 d. x 3/4 h. The Illinois Pure Aluminum Company was founded in 1892 in Lemont, IL A few months later it was acquired by the Walker family and soon produced its general line of aluminum products for the national market. Its early cookware was marketed as 1892 PUREALUMINUM WARE and later under the brand name Walker Ware. A 1910 ad statedEvery piece bearing their trade mark the Maltese Cross and marked 1892 PureAluminum Ware is absolutely pure, wholesome and hygenic-guaranteed 25 years. Another 1910 ad claimed Pure Alumiumum souvenirs given away free during this sale. This thimble may well have been one. Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $3.00. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged.