Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Oil National


The front panel features the company name and address at the top between two black lines. Below, there are two illustrations including an interior view showing long fire travel in the oil national and a view of the rear construction of the oil national. At the bottom, "Oil National" is written in black lettering followed by a long paragraph describing the product and its key features. The back panel entails three illustrations. The top illustration depicts a cast iron enameled range and the two bottom illustrations show the oil national with three burner electric hot plate and the oil national with two burner gas hot plate. In the center, "Oil National With High Shelf" is written in black lettering along with three separate models. Each model has the number, size of holes, top surface, oven, weight, and price listed in columns.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Eddy Press Co. (Cumberland, Md.)

Brand Name: National Stoves, Ranges, Furnaces, etc.

Publisher: Excelsior Stove & MF'G. Co. (Quincy, Ill.)

1942 (ca.)

27.9 x 21.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Oil National. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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