Gavitt's Stock Exchange

Object Number: 
2000.450
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 6.4 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the obverse: "Gavitt's/ Stock Exchange/ TRADE MARK/ (G-S-E)/ Copyrighted, 1903. Patented Oct. 12, Dec. 8, 1903 and Sept. 15, 1896, by Harry E. Gavitt. Protected/ in Canada and Great Britain./ The Great/ College and Society/ Card Game./ FUN AND
Description: 
"Gavitt's Stock Exchange" card game with 49 playing cards, an instruction card, a patent card and an advertising card in a cardboard box; box covered printed, "Gavitt's/ Stock Exchange/ TRADE MARK/ (G-S-E)/ Copyrighted, 1903. Patented Oct. 12, Dec. 8, 1903 and Sept. 15, 1896, by Harry E. Gavitt. Protected/ in Canada and Great Britain./ The Great/ College and Society/ Card Game./ FUN AND EXCITEMENT FOR/ THE YOUNG AND OLD./ CORNER THE BURLESQUE STOCK MARKET./ This Package Contains One of our Regular/ 50 cent Games of White Cards./ PRICE 35 CENTS/ MANUFACTURED ONLY BY/ W. W. Gavitt Printing and Publishing Co./ Three Buildings. TOPEKA, KANSAS, U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group