Windsor Locks, Conn. C.H. Dexter & Sons. No date. Ca. late 1920s to early 1930s.
FIVE BOOKLETS, black and white illustrations, 16pp, 6 x 4 3/4 inches, color pictorial stiff card wrappers (softbound). Covers lightly worn; very good, clean condition. A collection of five small booklets dating from the late 20s and early 30s produced by C.H. Dexter & Sons of Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The booklets feature decorative covers and contain various humorous vignettes and short paragraphs of moral instruction, interspersed with puffs pertaining to various Dexter products, such as Staybrite Silver Wrapping Tissues, Dexstar Air Post Manifold (light weight rag stock stationery) and Dexstar 100% Asbestos Insulating paper. (Some issues published on what appears to be the tissue-weight Dexstar Manifold.) An online company history states "The Dexter corporation is the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Founded in 1767, the firm was owned and operated by members of the same family until 1988." These booklets comprise engaging ephemeral material relating to a major corporate entity. Item #45118
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