Dec 152014

Enterprise Food Chopper (1898) Vintage Ad

The Enterprise Mfg. Co. / Meat And Food Chopper
advertisement from McClure’s Magazine, 1898.


Fish Cakes, Meat Cakes, clam chowder, chicken salad, corn fritters, cocoanut cake, hash, sausage and mince meat are but a few of the things you can prepare with the aid of the Enterprise NEW Meat and Food Chopper.

Chops any kind of food, cooked or uncooked. Does the work so easy it’s no work at all. Saves enough food to pay for itself. Is easily cleaned and never gets out of order.

Sold by all hardware dealers. Price No. 2, $1.50. No. 4, $2.00. Our trademark “Enterprise” is on every machine.  Send 4¢ in stamps for the “Enterprise Housekeeper.” 200 recipes.

Dec 122014

Universal Combination Range (1921) Vintage Ad

Cribben & Sexton Company / Universal Combination Range
advertisement from the Saturday Evening Post, 1921.


The range of simplicity and thrift

It is famous for is Simplicity, Economy, Beauty and Compactness. So simple a mere twist of the wrist changes completely from Coal or Wood to Gas. No parts to take out; no dampers to operate. Automatic. Its beauty is enhanced by the durable, unbreakable, Univit Porcelain finish, Peacock Blue or Pearl Grey; washable, sanitary. The equipment includes Baking and Roasting Oven, Pastry Oven, Broiler, Warming Closet, Self-Starter for Gas, Gas Kindler for Coal. At all good dealers’, in plain, nickel or porcelain finish.