view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Collectibles > Tobacciana (2)
Glass Ashtray – Ad for MG Farm Service Center, Weimar TX

Glass Ashtray – Ad for MG Farm Service Center, Weimar TX

Price: $7.99 currently not available     
Feedback: 100%, 111 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: $6.80 (more destinations)
Condition: Used
Payment with:
*The store has not been updated recently. You may want to contact the merchant to confirm the availability of the product.
Vintage Glass Ash Tray

Advertisement for M.G. Farm Service Center

Weimar, Texas

This promotional ashtray is a very nice vintage advertising piece from the history of a small agricultural community in Southeast Texas.

In 1938, Marvin Gilbreath (M.G.) arrived in Weimar, Texas, with 15 cents in his pocket and looking for a job. He began selling produce, chickens, and eggs, and then added farm supplies. He then decided to grind and sell feed to the local Czech and German farmers, using their locally grown grain. Marvin Gilbreath was the sole owner, until he incorporated the business in 1956, with the only partners being himself and his employees.

After the business went public in 1961, Mr. Gilbreath sold his controlling shares, and family ownership of a center of activity in a farming community passed into history.

This promotional advertising ashtray appears unused. The advertising decal applied to the bottom is in excellent condition, and the glass has clarity and shine, with no marks or chips.

Dimensions: 4 ÂĽ inches by 4 1/4 inches. About 1 inch high.
Other Products from zeldasemporium:View all products
1971 Aug 20 Life Magazine  Princess Anne at 21. Northern Ireland. Apollo 15 Photos. Women’s Rights
1971 Sept 21  Look Magazine. Vietnam. Scoop Jackson. Vida Blue. 1972 Auto Preview
Selected Readings in Public Finance - 1906 Copyright  Pub 1920, Charles J. Bullock
The Child from the Sea   By Elizabeth Goudge
Paul: Thirteenth Apostle     Bible Study    Christensen
Its About Time    Leading School Reform     By James E. Bruno
The Gambler's Playbook  Poker, Slots, Roulette, Blackjack & More
Decorating Kids' Rooms:   Nurseries to Teen Retreats - Home Decor Baby / Children
Trumpeter of Krakow: A Tale of the 15th Century by Eric P. Kelly
Simplicity Pattern 7908 Christmas Stockings Gifts Boxer Shorts Bear Apron Scarf Hat Appliques
Last Updated: 5 Sep 2016 14:15:43 PDT home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder