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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 7, Shelf 7
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.
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Place of Origin
Maker Ed. Schuster & Co.
Date APR 15,2014
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