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Advertisement, Label


Accession number: 2017.63.17
Date: 1917
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 25.5 cm L x 20 cm W
Description: Liberty Bonds advertisement put out by S. Sternau & Company, Inc, manufacturer of Sterno Canned Heat. From August 1st to December 15th, 1917, sterno cans would be sold in Liberty Bond Packages. Labels could be sent to the company. Everyone who entered would receive a combination lighter and opener for their canned heat and have a chance to win one of 60 Liberty Bonds bearing 3.5% interest. The lower part of the ad is missing, presumed to have been used to enter the contest.