HATTERS, CLEANERS, AND DYERS!!!!!

Discussion in 'Hats' started by M Hatman, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. M Hatman

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    Here is a thread dedicated to OUR (ones you collect and OWN) business cards, ads, photo's and associated ephemera of HATTERS, Cleaners, and Dyers of old (lets say at least more than 30 years old)!!! I will note: MANY hatters offered cleaning services and MANY cleaners offered cleaning and repairing of HATS. Often BOTH also would DYE hats as well (in all cases going to a darker color to cover color loss and stains that cannot be removed, of course black was just re-blacked)!!!!! SO, please feel free to post the associated ephemera YOU ACTUALLY OWN. (lets keep this thread troll and internet image free;))
    ENJOY!!!!:)
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    M Hatman My Mail is Forwarded Here

    1883 Trade Card..... IMG_20191120_185836.jpg
     
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    Circa 1880 Trade Card.... IMG_20191120_185953.jpg
     
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    Circa 1940 advertising pocket mirror...... IMG_20191120_190106.jpg
     
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    Circa 1940 Blotter..... IMG_20191120_190537.jpg
     
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    Circa 1930 blotter........ IMG_20191120_190626.jpg
     
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    Circa 1960 advertising hat sponge....."Tops Cleaners"...... IMG_20191121_104642.jpg IMG_20191121_104659.jpg
     
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    M Hatman My Mail is Forwarded Here

    GUESSING 1890's on this card. Cannot find information on the "New Post Office" other than some small references to different locations (one being near) located around the city. There was a huge new post office built over a 4 year period in 1931 and finished in 1935. It was about 3 blocks away from this address and of course this card is much earlier...... IMG_20191121_164423.jpg
     
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    Here is the card pictured at the beginning of this thread.....Circa 1880.
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    M Hatman My Mail is Forwarded Here

    Here are two more from a different hatter also circa 1880. These were not back printed.
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    1940's blotter........... IMG_20191121_164316.jpg
     
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    1950....a street cart haberdasher! IMG_20191122_155536_1.jpg
     
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    Unknown date (mid-century) Hatter.....in a can!!!:eek::rolleyes:;)
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    1958, Inside John's Hat Shop.......fitting a new hat!:) IMG_20191122_162125.jpg
     
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    circa 1880....Love the "Sign of the Glass Hat"!!! Coleman the hatter.jpg
     
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    December 1861......Ad for Knox Hat Shop..... December 1861.jpg
     
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    1933....in his 25 years of business, Max Fluggelman has provided Silk Toppers upon the election of 6 presidents: Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson, Coolidge, Harding and Hoover for them to wear at their Inauguration to office. 1933.jpg
     
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    This is a cool one with the illustrated hat fitting.......circa 1890-1900 Hat Shop Fitting.jpg
     
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    M Hatman My Mail is Forwarded Here

    Same image as the framed one above, this is for Hottel the Hatter and they carry Dunlap Hats... Hottel Hatter.jpg
     
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    Early Adam Hats felt finishing pad...... IMG_20191125_160346.jpg IMG_20191125_160359.jpg
     

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