This vintage 1930s Wilson display case measures 13 inches tall by 12 inches wide and deep. It is in remarkable condition for its age. The back of the base where the door opens is marked "Made by Crystal Mfg Co, Chicago—New York" low on the frame.
The Crystal Manufacturing Co. Inc. was established in Chicago, Il by 3 partners in 1929. The main
product line for the Crystal Manufacturing Co. Inc. during the 1930s
through the 1950’s was a wide variety of advertising signs for various
industries and companies across the United States. The Crystal
Manufacturing Co. Inc. was headquartered in Chicago, IL and also used
the name Crystal Mfg. Inc. on some of their products. They were most
famous for creating illuminated box signs with detailed
eye-catching graphics on reverse-painted glass faces. Such is the case with this box—The Wilson graphics on three sides are reverse painted on the glass.