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Rubberset Sign

 

1905

Company is called "Rubberset Brush Company" with locations at 62 and 73 Ferry Street, Newark, New Jersey.  Picture of long time Rubberset Vice President Thomas B. Denton.

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1905  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1905  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1905

 

1906

The address is now 58 Ferry Street, Newark, New Jersey.  "Angry Man" advertisement.

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1906 

 

1907

Advertising campaign in full swing.  Showing addresses of 58 & 61 Ferry Street, Newark, New Jersey

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1907

 

1908

New address of 60 Ferry Street in Newark and a sales office in Metropolitan Tower in New York City.  Branch offices in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Montreal.

Company name is shortened to "The Rubberset Company" with shaving brushes priced from $0.25 to $6.00

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1908

 

1909

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1910

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1911

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1912

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1912  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1912  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1912

 

1913

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1913  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1913  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1913  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1913  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1913

 

1914

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1914  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1914  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1914

 

1915

The year Rubberset had a big display at the San Francisco World's Fair

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1915  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1915  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1915  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1915  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1915  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1915

 

1916

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1916  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1916  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1916  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1916  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1916  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1916  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1916

 

1917

The year of the "Old King Rubberset" ad. 

It is my favorite Rubberset ad but was not well received by the advertising community at the time.

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1917 - Old King Rubberset  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1917 - Old King Rubberset  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1917  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1917 

From Rubberset Company catalog #12 in 1917:

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1917 - catalog number 12

 

1918

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1919

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1919  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1919

 

1920

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1921

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1922

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1922  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1922  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1922  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1922  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1922

 

1923

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1923

 

1924

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1924

 

1925

Brushes priced from $0.25 to $25.00

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1925  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1925  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1925  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1925

 

1926

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1926

 

1927

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1927

 

1929

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1927

 

1937

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1937  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1937  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1937  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1937  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1937  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1937

 

1948

I have reached out to the Calgary Stampeders' and their historian.  They stated that they don't know the current whereabouts of the trophy.

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1948  Rubberset brush advertisement from 1948

 

1949

Rubberset brush advertisement from 1949

 

Disclaimer:  This site is not affiliated or endorsed by Rubberset Company, a division of the Sherwin-Williams Company.  Rubberset Company has a website with their summarized history here.  This site is exclusively concerned with the early history of the company as it relates to their shaving brushes and was compiled from public information freely available on the web.  It is intended to be informational in nature, not commercial.