Object ID 000967
Object Name Luxury Bread sign
Object Desc Heavy paperboard sign advertising Luxury Bread. Printed in dark blue, orange/red and white.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000860
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range 1927
End Year Range 1937
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords advertising,Luxury Bread,bread,signs,Schulze Advertising Service,
Title Luxury Bread sign
Description Heavy paperboard sign advertising Luxury Bread. Sign is printed with a dark blue background. Orange/red ribbons surround Luxury Bread name. Sign reads: "Ask for dainty Luxury Bread Famous For Its Flavor." Outside border of sign has Greek key type design and holes along top side where sign was hung on nails. Also a single hole along the bottom of the sign. In small red print on lower border design is printed "5.M. 5-29-16 Rook No. 2119 Schulze Advertising Service - Bakery Advertising, Chicago." In ribbon border design "Reg. U.S. Pat. Office" is printed in white.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Schulze Advertising Service
Maker Details Schulze Advertising was located in Chicago and did considerable advertising for bakeries. They offered signs and promotions for a number of breads including Luxury Bread. It appears that Luxury Bread was a brand owned by the Schulze Baking Company.
Date SEP 19,2013
Assessor Molly Hannan
Notes Sign has wear and a bit of tearing around outer edges. Top edge of sign has four round holes and bottom has one round hole; these holes were likely from nails used to hang sign for display. Main section of sign is in excellent condition.
Date SEP 19,2013
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin