Rare Pratts Food Veterinary Sign by the H. D. Beach Co. Never before seen, and made by one of the earliest Ohio advertising lithographers, this Pratts Food embossed sign shows healthy animals in the field. A constant concern of vets and farmers during the turn of the century was the health of their animals, so it is no surprise that the advertising depicting the maladies of farm stock would become one of the most active areas in antique advertising. A raised circle with company logo frames an embossed horse bounding over a fence with "PRATTS FOOD FOR HORSES AND CATTLE" on the fencing. Collectible in their own catagory are advertising pieces manufactured by the early lithographers of Coshocton, Ohio with the works of the H. D. Beach Co. topping the list. The combination of rarity, content and excellent production make this sign one of the most unique offered to date. Light edge scuffing and a scrape on the bottom left corner in no way affect the near mint look of this possibly one-of-a-kind advertising sign. Approximately 6 3/4" square. Small but powerful!

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