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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Joseph Hill Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Sep 2017 at 8:21am
Man, I REALLY want a pair of Dinklespiels!
My coat has nine buttons, but I always fascinate.
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Interesting passage from Ten Years A Cowboy by Tex Bender, 1884:
 
 
 
 
 
 
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California rivet overalls in Las Vegas Daily Gazette Jul 15, 1881:
 
 
 
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San Fran mfgs, 1909:
 
 
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Overalls pricing w/description from General Convention, Baltimore  Aug 18, 1901:
 
 
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Description of Levi tag from Harpers Bazaar December 1892:
 
 
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Really fascinating stuff, Buler, particularly the passage from 'Ten Years a Cowboy'. 

Thank you for posting so generously! 
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Thanks, Ol' Roy.
 
 
Levi Strauss legal details from Printers Ink Oct 1, 1914:
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Possible reference to the Greenebaum strengthening patent in this ad from The Springfield Globe, Ohio, Jul 11, 1885:
 
"Brown Duck Overall with single pocket, with leather pocket stays, seven buttons and strap and buckle 26c."
 
 
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Ad for Champion brand (Elfelt) from the Vancouver Independent, Washington, July 19th, 1877:
 
 
Ad for Champion and Pioneer brand overalls (A.B. Elfelt) in the Mineral Argus, Montana, July 22, 1886:
 
 
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