Fuller, Warren & Co. Stoves

Fuller, Warren & Co. was a major manufacturer of stoves in Troy, at a time when the Capital District was the national center of stove making. This billhead from The Biggert Collection of Architectural Vignettes on Commercial Stationery shows their riverfront factory in Troy. The works, originally Johnson, Cox & Fuller, and known as the …

DeGolyer Varnish Works

Another elegant billhead from The Biggert Collection. This sample from 1930 is from the DeGolyer Varnish Works, manufacturers of varnishes, japans, shellacs, &c.  Apparently a G.W. Peters was in need of two gallons of E-kon-o-me Remover, which ran him a neat $3.60 plus parcel post. According to the billhead, the company was established in 1840, …

Troy Stove Works

From 1864, the Biggert Collection has preserved this wonderful billhead from the Troy Stove Works of Burdett, Paris & Co. The office and showroom were at 253 River Street, a building which still stands on Monument Square and is known as the Burdett Building. (Curiously, “Burdett, Son & Co. also operated a wholesale wine and …