Title: Buford & George Imp. Co.

Alternate Title: Rock Island Plow Co.

Description: Advertising 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.

Product: Buford Oblique Wheel Landside Sulky; Buford Steel Beam Clipper; Buford Tongueless Cultivator

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Agricultural machinery & implements; Plows; Women; Fans (Accessories);

Local Subject(s): Buford and George Implement Company;

Printer: Sackett, Wilhelms and Betzig

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 19 x 27 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

Company Notes: Address given in 1892 City Directory: 1311 W. 13th, Kansas City, Mo.

Location: SC3, Box 2, Farm Implements

Barcode: Front: 10019385; Back: 10019386

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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