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Object ID 001181

Object Name Oshkosh B'gosh Overalls sign

Object Desc Red and black porcelain enameled sign for Oshkosh B'gosh overalls.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001819

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Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 16

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Oshkosh B'gosh Overalls,clothing,signs,advertising,

Title Oshkosh B'gosh Overalls sign

Description Painted and enameled metal sign for Oshkosh B'gosh Union Made Overalls. Black border, red rectangle with cream colored text that has black accents. 6 holes punched out around edges. Top three holes have rivots. Back is painted black.


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Height 10

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Width 31

Depth 0.13

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Weight 0

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Image Caption CMY1819



Date JAN 10,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes The sign has been repainted. The lettering looks like it was retouched and the apostrophe in B'gosh is missing. The corners are bent and dented. There are scratches throughout. There is some residue on the lower left corner. The edges are worn and some enamel is chpped off. Light cracking in paint. Some imperfections in the metal are showing through. On back, enamel is pockmarked. Some areas of loss across back of the top layer of enamel. Small scratches throughout


Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 1 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 11 from Room 7, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 16 from Room 7, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin



Date JAN 10,2014

Notes OshKosh B'Gosh was founded in 1895. Similar sign was found though Google image search, but could not locate item on eBay site.