Beautiful certificate from the Illinois Pure Aluminum Company issued no later than 1917. This historic document was printed by Henderson-Achert-Kribs Lithographers and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an eagle. This item has the signatures of the Company's President, George Walker and Secretary and is over 89 years old. cut cancelled.
The Illinois Pure Aluminum Company made Pure Spun Aluminum Cooking Utensils. What Sterling means to Silver, this Trade Mark means to Aluminum Cooking Utensils was their slogan. The company operated out of Lemont, Illinois. Aluminum, a new material, began to be seriously used as cookware as early as the 1890s when it was cast and stamped. Among one of the first manufacturers was the Illinois Pure Aluminum Co.