Pith Helmet Hatbox with Cover

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-195

Description

White box and cover; paper circular hat support inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hatboxes
accessories
paper (fiber product)
Men's personal gear
HATBOX

Inscription

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).

Additional Identification Number

1947.352B

Maker

Collins & Fairbanks Co. (Importer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Accession Number

1947.352BC

Places

Massachusetts (United States)