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."

Date Made: 1920-1930

Maker: American Art Works

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, CoshoctonReferenced: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Mail


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.0968Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.0968

Object Name: stamp holder

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 inoverall: 1 11/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 1/16 in; 4.28625 cm x 5.23875 cm x .15875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1329950

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