Buck Rogers Comic Strip Characters and Space Vehicles, Cocomalt Premium, circa 1934

Summary

The R.B. Davis Company created this poster premium in the 1930s. The company manufactured Cocomalt, a chocolate powder stirred into milk, and sponsored the radio show, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. The poster features the then known solar system and the heroics of Buck Rogers.

The R.B. Davis Company created this poster premium in the 1930s. The company manufactured Cocomalt, a chocolate powder stirred into milk, and sponsored the radio show, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. The poster features the then known solar system and the heroics of Buck Rogers.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

circa 1934

Creators

R.B. Davis Company 

Place of Creation

United States 

Creator Notes

Lithographed in the United States for R.B. Davis Co.

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2001.49.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 18.313 in

Width: 25.25 in

Inscriptions

On left side: A 25th CENTURY SETTING

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