Lot 102

Original Baldwin Locomotive Works Advertisement

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this original Baldwin Locomotive Works framed advertisement. The advertisement shows a wonderfully and professionally crafted quarter sawn oak construction to the frame with a beautiful corner play of wrought iron decoration in a lattice style. The advertisement shows a nine wheel locomotive began in 1851 and finished in 1855 and reads C. M. & ST. P 838. The advertisement reads: Baldwin Locomotive Works - Burnham, WIlliams & Co. - Philadelphia. Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the most successful builder of locomotives in the world. The company was founded by Matthias W. Baldwin, who was a jeweler before he began producing steam engines for locomotives in 1832. The condition of this this framed advertisement is good with no obvious signs of damage and in good overall condition. The measurements of this framed advertisement is 25 1/4" x 41".