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Object ID 001174

Object Name Schaefer Hat Works advertisement

Object Desc Schaefer Hat Works paper advertisement. Cut out graphic of man in large hat. Blue with red and white text.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001816

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General Category Printed Material

Category Advertisements


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 9

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Schaefer Hat Works,advertising,hats,clothing,signs,

Title Schaefer Hat Works advertisement




Description / Abstract

Physical Description Printed on cardboard. White with blue and red graphics. Image of a man with a large head wearing a hat. Text printed in hat reads "Agency for Schaefer Hat Works" "Have your hat 'Schaeferized' (A special process)". Text at bottom "Los Angeles, California 1923" "Largest Hat Renovators In The West". Back is plain cardboard. Measurements: 22" H x 18 1/4" W


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Language English


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Image Caption CMY1816



Date JAN 9,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall stable condition. Two holes through paper just above center near the ear. Holes at left and right of hat brim. Top right corner is creased. Edges are worn. Small tears on edges. Light scratches on paper. Indentation on lower right corner on lower leg of graphic. On back, small tear on lower left quadrant. Small areas of black staining at lower half and just above center.


Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 3 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 5 from Room 7, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 10 from Room 7, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin



Date JAN 10,2014

Notes Little information about the company. A message board on The Fedora lounge had a photograph of a Stenson hat with a Schaefer tag inside the brim, and the commentators mention the company dates to the 1920s. (