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The History Of The Wood-Pulp Beer Coaster, Max Nelson Jan 2008

The History Of The Wood-Pulp Beer Coaster, Max Nelson

Languages, Literatures and Cultures Publications

The wood-pulp beer coaster (or mat) was patented by Robert Sputh of Dresden in 1892. It became a popular advertising medium in the early twentieth century and after World War II a common collectible.