1. Lounge Update headed your way. Check the thread in the Observation Bar. If you don't like the light style, click the light bulb at the top-right of your screen.

The STETSON WAY, Advertising and ephemera of the Golden Era

Discussion in 'Hats' started by M Hatman, Nov 20, 2017.

  1. Ok, a LOT of great threads have been broken with lost links and other issues. This is my modest attempt to set up a thread dedicated to STETSON and its paper world of advertising and support in the golden era (roughly 1920 to 1960).
    Through this thread I will post some of my collection as best as I can. I do hope others will come in with thier fun Stetson stuff....,..
    All the Best,
    M
    Lets start with my store poster from the mid 30's advertising lithograph introduction of the Stetson, "The Avenue" with style as they say. Really nice artwork by R L Kauffman entitled "Bon Voyage". In this work Both are wearing Stetsons acording to the back of the poster. It is framed.....so a little hard to get a great image.
    20171120_171958.jpg
     
  2. 1949 Stetsonian ads.....from the Saturday Evening Post.
    M
    20171120_173318.jpg 20171120_172841.jpg
    Bartender.....why are these posting sideways?
     
    Wesslyn, KarlCrow, DOGMAN and 3 others like this.
  3. 1922 Stetsonian.....,
    M
    1511222606868666204053.jpg
     
    Wesslyn, KarlCrow, DOGMAN and 3 others like this.
  4. 1935......on of my all time favorite ads......."Like my new Stetsonm Dad?" Saturday Evening Post, September 14th of that year.
    M
    15112229560821345484416.jpg
     
  5. Here are some match books.....
    M
    20171120_172706.jpg 20171120_172440.jpg 20171120_172457.jpg 20171120_172243.jpg
     
    Knotten, Wesslyn, Redfokker and 6 others like this.
  6. Here is a cool 1960 ad for the Stetson "Candidate", note how you get to pick your bow pin....
    M
    1511841533574662938188.jpg
     
  7. 1948.....Stetson Westerns....each hat is identified !
    M
    15118418038241094172494.jpg
     
  8. October 1932.....Stetson is reducing the prices on their hats!!! Identifies their full quality range offered!
    M
    1511842018492543573258.jpg
     
    BobHufford, Wesslyn and Redfokker like this.
  9. 1940's Stetson "Whippet" ink blotter......
    M
    151184225150033604233.jpg 1511842299345204204634.jpg
     
    BobHufford, Wesslyn and Redfokker like this.
  10. 50's or 60's Stetson playing card.....
    M
    1512162167472280929400.jpg 1512162235443301347327.jpg
     
  11. Series 1966 perferred stock certificate.....issued in 1977. A little later than "the golden era" but I thought interesting enough to include.....
    M
    151216247158297417895.jpg
     
  12. Late 1940's Stetson Whippet and a 1953 Ambassador ad.
    M
    1512162808745463644080.jpg
     
    BobHufford likes this.
  13. Two wartime ads.....
    M
    15121630912651963482269.jpg
     
    BobHufford likes this.
  14. Pre-war.....late 1930's......note the first "Open Road".........
    M
    1512163343945153631737.jpg
     
    BobHufford likes this.
  15. Some of my favorite ads let us men know how we should "put it together"......AND how to attract the women.......1940's.
    M
    15121635108011076841867.jpg
     
    BobHufford likes this.
  16. The famous "Benchley" ad.....1941!
    M
    15121637566801642679360.jpg
     
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2017
    BobHufford likes this.
  17. Great job Hatman, thanks for posting those. I know my Stetsons have the women all chasing me. My wife is getting tired of it.:rolleyes:
     
    M Hatman likes this.
  18. 1953......Imperial Bantam......"Lighter Than Air"! They should have added a wind cord for that one!;):)
    M
    15121641162721895557221.jpg
     
    Redfokker and BobHufford like this.
  19. Merry Christmas.......1943 style!
    M
    PS....I just HAD to include the attached liquors ad.....a sure way to be merry!!
    15121645347671256875813.jpg 1512164788526748094888.jpg
     
    BobHufford likes this.
  20. Here is a Stetson gift box.......1940's?? Does have the stars in the crest and a Felt Hat!
    M
    15121649583961568282128.jpg 15121650308801191304134.jpg
     
    Redfokker and BobHufford like this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.