Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 1/2 Gallon Jug made for "Jos. Russo & Co., M'F'R'S of High Grade Shoe Polish, Boot Black Stands & Chairs, Main Office: 65 Myrtle Ave., Bk'Lyn."
It was made and stamped on the bottom by the "R. C. P. Co., Akron, O.," the Robinson Clay Products Company of Akron, Ohio. This company was in existence from 1900-1915.
As you know, advertising stoneware with a shoe polish, shoe black subject Is unusual. I have had one other in this larger size through the years.
This beauty has the Desirable 1/2 Gallon Size, Classic Platform Form, and 5 Lines of Stencilled Advertising. Measures 9 1/4" tall.
Excellent Condition. A 1" chip on the platform in the back, and a 1/2" chip on the base in the front. That's it! No spout chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.
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