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Object ID 001977

Object Name Schuster's Stamp book

Object Desc A square paper booklet with stapled spine for Schuster's Department Store. Filled with stamps. Cover is red with image of stamp at top center.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002069

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range 1959

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Schuster's,department stores,promotional items,Ed. Schuster & Co.,stamps,

Title Schuster's Stamp book

Description Paper, print booklet for Schuster's Department Store. Cover has burgundy square shape with white border. At top cetner is a black and white graphic of a stamp with text "Schuster / Stamp / Cash Value / 1/2 Mill / Ed. Schuster & Co. / Milwaukee." Below stamp is text "Cash Value of / Filled Book / $1.00 / Given and Redeemed by / Schuster's / Milwaukee". Back cover has text with "$" in border . Inside the front cover and first page has text describing the stamps. 52 pages total. Interior pages are covered in stamps. Some stamps are black and white, others are purple with pink background. All but 5 pages have stamps.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 0

Width 4.56

Depth 0.38

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Ed. Schuster & Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2069



Date APR 15,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, the booklet is slightly warped from use, spine is pushed upward. On front cover there is a blue pen mark at upper edge near left. Lower right corner is creased. Discoloration on edges and sides of pages. Edge wear. Back cover is stained. Tear on spine by lower staple. Interior pages are warped from stamps. Some pages stick together from stamps. Discoloration on interior pages from stamps, and especially under missing stamps.


Date APR 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin