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  s-l1605.jpg - POCAHONTAS COAL ADVERTISING STICK PIN - Sterling silver advertising stick pin for Pocahontas Coal, emblem 11/16 in. in dia., pin 2 1/2 in. long, detailed scene assumed to be the intended execution of Jamestown colonist John Smith in 1607 by tribal chief Powhatan whose daughter Pocahontas intercedes to save Smith’s life as her father raises his war club, front marked POCAHONTAS COAL, reverse marked COMPLIMENTS of CASTNER & CURRAN along with Sterling  [The firm of Castner & Curran was formed in Philadelphia in 1887 by Samuel Castner and Henry B. Curran to distribute coal from the Pocahontas coalfield of southern West Virginia.  The business was quite successful adding William C. Bullitt as a partner in 1898 to form Castner, Curran & Bullitt with offices in several cities and headquarters in New York City.  The company became the sole agent for the distribution and sales of Pocahontas coal through their trademarked product C.C.B. Pocahontas Smokeless coal.  The agency supplied much of the coal used to build the Panama Canal under a contract that required the best coal in America.  The stick pin dates from the period 1887 to 1898.]  
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s-l1605 | POCAHONTAS COAL ADVERTISING STICK PIN - Sterling silver advertising stick pin for Pocahontas Coal, emblem 11/16 in. in dia., pin 2 1/2 in. long, detailed scene assumed to be the intended execution of Jamestown colonist John Smith in 1607 by tribal chief Powhatan whose daughter Pocahontas intercedes to save Smith’s life as her father raises his war club, front marked POCAHONTAS COAL, reverse marked COMPLIMENTS of CASTNER & CURRAN along with Sterling [The firm of Castner & Curran was formed in Philadelphia in 1887 by Samuel Castner and Henry B. Curran to distribute coal from the Pocahontas coalfield of southern West Virginia. The business was quite successful adding William C. Bullitt as a partner in 1898 to form Castner, Curran & Bullitt with offices in several cities and headquarters in New York City. The company became the sole agent for the distribution and sales of Pocahontas coal through their trademarked product C.C.B. Pocahontas Smokeless coal. The agency supplied much of the coal used to build the Panama Canal under a contract that required the best coal in America. The stick pin dates from the period 1887 to 1898.] Download Original Image
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