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TitleBuford & George Imp. Co.
Alternate TitleRock Island Plow Co.
DescriptionAdvertising card for Buford & George Imp. Co., agents to the "Rock Island Plow Co./ Successors to B. D. Buford & Co., Rock Island, Ills.." Front of card shows a portrait of a woman in profile. Card is cut in the shape of a fan. Front of card has damage obscuring text but says: "Patent applied...Sacke[tt,] Wilhelms & [Betz]ig, New York." Back of card has advertising copy about "The Buford Oblique Wheel Landside Sulky...'The King of Sulky Plows'.." It has images of this plow, the "Buford Steel Beam Clipper," and "The Buford Tongueless Cultivator," and the Rock Island Plow Company's buildings. A faint stamp on back of card identifies the Buford & George Imp. Co. as agents in Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.
ProductBuford Oblique Wheel Landside Sulky; Buford Steel Beam Clipper; Buford Tongueless Cultivator
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Agricultural machinery & implements
Fans (Accessories)
Local Subject(s)Buford and George Implement Company
PrinterSackett, Wilhelms and Betzig
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions19 x 27 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
Company NotesAddress given in 1892 City Directory: 1311 W. 13th, Kansas City, Mo.
LocationSC3, Box 2, Farm Implements
BarcodeFront: 10019385; Back: 10019386
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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