Cased Set of Ceremonial Tools for "The Grange" by Whitehead & Hoag Company, Newark NJ
These fully nickel plated miniature tools were of types used in rituals of the Patrons of Husbandry also known as “The Grange”
Included in the set are a plow, a sickle, a hoe, spade , and an axe, all surrounding a five-pointed star
Comes in the original presentation box
The box measures 9 3/4" x 8"
The Whitehead and Hoag Company was the preeminent American manufacturer of advertising novelties
The company was founded in 1892 by Chester R. Hoag and Benjamin S. Whitehead
Initially, the company was known for the creation and manufacture of ribbon badges
In 1896, they introduced the pin back button for which they held the patent
W&H went on to become the world’s largest manufacturer of quality buttons and remained so for many years
The company also manufactured various types of medals in bronze, silver and gold, calendars, pocket knives, paperweights, letter openers, celluloid items and novelties of every sort
The case shows some wear
No other issues noted
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