Up for sale is a lot of 2 vintage Kansas City Lumber Convention Pins. Both are worn but in solid condition. Pins are for the 1902 14th Annual convention, and the 1901 13th annual convention.
1902 is marked "Kansas City 1902 14th Annual Jan 28-29 Compliments of Ash Grove White Lime Ass'n MFGrs ash grove lime best on Earth Kansas City, USA Patented" on front, and "Aug 1 99 (Refering to 1899) Whitehead Hoag Company Newark, NJ" on the back. The other pin is similarly marked on the back, but partially covered. Badge part has a diameter of 1 3/4". Has a pin piece.
1901 is marked "Member Thirteenth Annual Convention Missouri & Kansas Ass'n of Lumber Dealers, Kansas City, MO Up to date Lumber Yard January 22-23, 1901". Badge has a diameter of 1 3/4". No pin piece.
This is a ceramic tall mug named 'OPAL' that was designed by Susan Paley and distributed by Ganz. This pre-owned, 16 ounce capacity mug has an oversize handle and is decorated on all outer surfaces to look like a woman in a green frock. The mug stands 6 1/4" tall and has a non-skid surface on the bottom. No chips or cracks. I believe it originally had a lid but the lid is not present.
We have for your consideration a vintage wooden, slanted top advertiser box with hinged lid. The box is aqua with yellow, pink, and green floral motif. The graphics read: 'Success Richard Hudnut Salon New York.' We beleive it was intended as a cosmetics keeper. The box measures 17 1/2" wide x 13 3/8" x 3 1/2" tall in front and 4 3/8" at the tallest end. The inner surface is also aqua. 'SUCCESS' may have been the name of a cosmetics line or a perfume.
Richard Hudnut was a successful businessman, internationally, in the cosmetics and perfume industries. He lived from 1855 through 1928.This vintage slanted top wooden box is pre-owned. It has chipped paint and scratches in the surfaces.
We are pleased to offer this vintage/antique wooden trouser press and stretcher. The function of the piece was to press wrinkles out of mens dress trousers but was also used as a stretching device to restore shape to trousers with 'baggy knees.' The device has a small plaque that reads 'The Leader Automatic Presser and Stretcher (Watts's Patent) Sheffield, England.' The patent was applied for in 1922. The exact date of manufacture of this presser is unknown. The trousers were hung on the metal bar on the end and the legs were clamped between the wooden slats. All parts appear to be original. The dimensions of the presser are 28" long x 16 1/4" wide x 4 3/4" tall.
This piece was part of the decor of an independently owned mens clothing store until it recently closed.This vintage/antique wooden trouser press & stretcher are pre-owned. The instructions for use are not present but they are easily available via online search.