The Chas. G. Braxmar Co.

Description (Brief)
A stamp holder made of cream celluloid. This promotional novelty advertises the Chas. G. Braxmar Co., a jewelry manufacturing firm. Advertising copy is found on both sides. This is clearly meant only for stamps; images of stamps decorate the top of the front and back. The back reads "Diamonds, Watches, Emblematic Jewelry, Badges, Medals, Lodge Supplies and Knights Templar Equipment."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stamp holder
date made
1920-1930
maker
American Art Works
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.1 cm x 5.2 cm x .3 cm; 1 5/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 1/8 in
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
referenced
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
2006.0098.0968
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0968
subject
Celluloid
Advertising
Mail
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Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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