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Object ID 001184

Object Name Cott Beverages Ginger Ale sign

Object Desc Advertisement for Cott Beverages. Metal sign painted white with yellow border. Embossed graphic of extra dry ginger ale bottle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001820

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 16

Object Date

Start Year Range 1950

End Year Range 1965

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Cott Beverages,beverages,advertising,Stout Sign Company,signs,soft drinks,

Title Cott Beverages Ginger Ale sign

Description Metal sign for Cott Beverages. Back is painted green. Front is white with yellow border. At left there is a red cloud shape with text "It's / Cott / To Be Good". Right of center there is an embossed green bottle of Cott Extra Dry Ginger Ale. At right there is text, "Quality / Beverages". At lower right corner maker's mark "Stout. Sign Co. St. Louis. MO' At top left and right corners, at center top edge, and bottom left corner there are holes punched out for a total of 4.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.31

Length 0

Width 27.19

Depth 0.06

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Depth is taking into account curled edges

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Stout Sign Co.

Maker Details St. Louis, MO

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1820



Date JAN 10,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes The top edges are curled backward . There is rusting on all three corners, with the largest extent in the lower left corner. On the upper left corner and along edges the yellow paint has been painted over with white paint. At center lower half there is some loss of paint with rust showing through. At center toward top edge there is some white paint drops. Scratches over both front and back. Discoloration and staining throughout. On back there are white lines running horizontally. At left there is some discoloration to thet metal. White paint on lower right edge and upper right edge.


Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 1 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 11 from Room 7, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 16 from Room 7, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin



Date JAN 10,2014

Notes Solomon Cott founded Cott Beverages in 1923 in New York. Harry Pencer purchased the company in the 1950s and expanded it to Canada. Once bottled in Mancheser, New Hampshire.