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Ref: 5176

USA, James Oliver, ‘Chilled Plow’ advertising watch fob, steel, by Whitehead & Hoag circa 1900, scarce

 

Obv: bust facing of James Oliver

 

Rev: horseshoe and plough, OLIVER GAVE TO THE WORLD THE CHILLED PLOW above and below

 

 

Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 39x39mm approx.

 

Reference: -

 

Notes: James Oliver (1823-1908) was born in humble circumstances in Scotland. Over a number of years he and members of his family emigrated to the USA. Eventually he settled in Indiana establishing a large engineering works and inventing the best-selling ‘chilled plow’.

 

Price £65

USA, James Oliver, ‘Chilled Plow’ advertising watch fob, steel, by Whitehead &  Hoag
USA, James Oliver, ‘Chilled Plow’ advertising watch fob, steel, by Whitehead &  Hoag

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