The Chas. G. Braxmar Co.

The Chas. G. Braxmar Co.

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
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
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
referenced
United States: New York, New York City
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
overall: 1 11/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 1/16 in; 4.28625 cm x 5.23875 cm x.15875 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0968
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0968
subject
Mail
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission is temporarily unavailable while we make improvements to the site. We apologize for the interruption. If you have a question relating to the museum's collections, please first check our Collections FAQ. If you require a personal response, please use our Contact page.