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Package of laminated steel hairpins wrapped in pink paper printed with the official seal of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the company trademark for Kirby, Beard & Co.. One pin secures paper.
"NONE OTHER ARE GENUINE / BUT THOSE BEARING THE FULL NAME OF / THE FIRM IN FULL, / KIRBY, BEARD & Co."
"KIRBY, BEARD & Co. / TRADEMARK / HAIR PINS / SUPERIOR / EXTRA FINISH / 4 / LONDON / AND / BIRMINGHAM" (Printed)
Title Package of hairpins Accession Number 1939.651
Title Package of hairpins Accession Number 1939.652
Title Chatelaine Accession Number 1939.653
Title d - 4 hatpins Accession Number 1939.656 a
Kirby, Beard & Co. (Manufacturer)
London and Birmingham, England
4 3/8 in x 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Charles A. and E. Sohier Welch