Back in the 1930s, advertisements were not just glitzy - they were useful. This blotter was a necessity for fountain and dip pens. The ball point pen wasn't invented for another 5 years after this blotter was made!
Not only would this assist you in your writing, but it also has a ruler at the bottom for reference. Give-aways like these were sure to remain on your desk ready to remind you of the company's name!
This one reads:
FOR 72 YEARS
OF MILWAUKEE, WIS.
has been highly regarded by reason of its efficiency
of operation, well devised policy contracts, and low net cost
GEORGE E. CONANT, Local Agent