Antiques, Fine Art & Collectibles. Vintage 1910s Antique Advertising Wood & Glass Display Case Williamson Pen Co. DESCRIPTION Antique wooden framed and heavy glass advertising pen display case. Originally made around the beginning of the 20th century this oak wood frame has glass sides and top. Originally there would have been two removable wooden tray with an assortment of pens to display to potential customers. The front is marked with the Williamson name and address. Formed in 1899 between Nelthorpe and Williamson, Nelthorpe left the company soon after it was started and almost immediately joined the Parker Pen Co. The company later became Williamson Pen Co. Also known as WmSon, and they made gold nibs, fountain pens, and mother-of-pearl penholders. Williamson, was president and manager, and Edgar E. Nelthorpe was an early co-patentee before he left. The company survived from the 1890s to about 1931. Marked on the front: Williamson Pen Co, Janesville, Wis, USA Marked underneath: Made by Specialty Case Co Kendallville Indiana A superb vintage reel machine that would make a great addition to any coin operated machine collection. MEASUREMENTS Display cabinet measures 33.5″ long by 9.5 wide by 4.5″ tall by 9 deep and weighs 13lb 3oz. CONDITION In very good condition with wear throughout commensurate with age. The lock in the back is missing which holds the cabinet shut and one of the brass buttons on the corner seems to be a replacement (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description). Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA. It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead). Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone. See our other items. The item “Vintage 1910s Antique Advertising Wood & Glass Display Case Williamson Pen Co” is in sale since Monday, May 4, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Store Displays”. The seller is “pearsefee” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Brown
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Type of Advertising: Display Case