|Title||Cocomalt premium: Boy and Dog Jig-Saw Puzzle. Issued by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J., ca. 1932.|
|Collection||Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Cocomalt premium: Boy and Dog Jig-Saw Puzzle. Issued by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J., ca. 1932. Printed envelope, 7" x 10" high; 65 piece die-cut cardboard puzzle pieces (assembled: 6-1/2" wide x 10" high); with enclosure: Flight Commander Test pamphlet, single folio, 5-1/2" wide x 8-1/2" high,  pp.
All items state Hoboken, N.J. which was where Davis was based at the time and made the Cocomalt product. A one pound lithographed metal can of Cocomalt is depicted on the envelope back.
Puzzle is marked at lower left: U.S 5 R.B Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J. Litho in U.S.A.
Also actual title of puzzle is printed in larger type at bottom center: Faith.
See archives 2010.007.0099 for a copy of the Flight Commander Test with details and full text.
Envelope front: Free Boy and Dog Jig-Saw Puzzle,65 pieces, with each can of Cocomalt; Latest Picture Puzzle.
On envelope back is the usual promotional copy on the product and "How to Become a Flight Commander" (on flap at bottom.) Also, it promotes the educational aspect with a "How to Use the Puzzle" section. It has instructions plus a "Time Chart." It gives 2 completion times, either "Good" or "Excellent", for ages 8, 12, 15 and adult
|Year Range from||1932|
|Year Range to||1933|
R.B. Davis Company
|Caption||envelope front; slit open at top|