Rare Early Ybor City Tampa Florida Ad Poster Antinore Family Grocery Shop Mafia


  • Beautiful Antique Lithographed Advertising Poster
  • Poster is Compliments of V. Antinore- Wholesale and Retail Grocery-Coffee Roaster and Grinder-COFFEE OUR SPECIALTY-2002 10th Ave Ybor City, FLA.
  •  The poster is lithographed honoring Enrico Causo, a famous Italian Opera Tenor, and the different roles he had played.  The center portrait is based off of a c.1910 photograph.
  • Strong possibility that this ties to the Antinori Family, which Ignacio Antinori had become the First Mob Boss of the Tampa Mafia.*
  • Poster measures approx. 14-3/4″ x 19″ H
  • Great addition to your collection!

* 1910 business directory has a “Vincenzo Antinori” listed as a coffee roaster @ 1911 10th Ave.  Also listed at the same address is an “Ignacio Antinore” who’s listed as a cigar maker. 

Local historians: Please comment if you have any further information or anything to add; I’d love to hear it!



Good overall condition, considering age and fragility. The poster shows some light edge wear and some moderate staining throughout. There are some mild creases scattered about as well.


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