Calendars were a popular advertising giveaway in the late 19th century and during the first five decades of the 20th. For collector purposes the value increases if all monthly pages are attached.
Here is a 1952 calendar from The Travellers Hartford Connecticut in a 22” x 16” format complete with all 12 months double-sided featuring Currier & Ives Reprints. Unused, with the original cardstock center Insert, with hang tab attached. This was designed for easy removal of prints ... GREAT FOR FRAMING. This calendar is in excellent vintage condition with limited discolouration consistent with age. Smoke-free home. Currently stored rolled in a shipping tube.
The illustrations appear monthly as follows: January – The Old Mill in Winter; February – “A Spill Out” on the Snow; March – Clipper Ship “Flying Cloud”; April – The Night Express: The Start; May – The Home of Evangeline; June – The Return from the Pastures; July – American Homestead - Summer; August – Western River 1952 Vintage Calendar Featuring Currier & Ives Reprints
Scenery; September - Speeding on the Avenue; October – The Life of a Fireman; November – The Life of a Hunter; December – A Home in the Wilderness.
This calendar would make a great birthday present for someone born in 1952 – happy 65th birthday! Price reduced from $25 to only $18.