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Pith Helmet Hatbox with Cover

Description

White box and cover; paper circular hat support inside.

Details

Maker
Collins & Fairbanks Co. (Importer)
Date
1920-1930
Inscriptions
2 printed labels. 1) ""Collins & Fairbanks Co."" and ""TRADEMARK"" (The trademark is a globe with a top hat.) 2) Mailing label on box top: ""FROM Collins & Fairbanks Co: Postmaster/ this parcel CONTAINS MDSE 4th CLASS MAIL AND MAY BE OPENED FOR POSTAL INSPECTION/(w following address) Col. E.H. Eldredge 44 Chestnut St./383 WASHINGTON ST./BOSTON."" 3. Also written on box in pencil: ""10.50"" (probably price).
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
HATBOX
hatboxes
Men's personal gear
paper (fiber product)
Accession Number
1947.352BC
GUSN
195

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