THE GREEN DUCK CO. CATALOGUES AND RELATED FROM THE HAKE COLLECTION.
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Auction 191 - Part I
Item numbers 1 though 954 in auction 191
Four-part lot of rare promotional items for this famous Chicago firm. First is 4.5x9.5" high quality catalogue with 56 pages issued c. 1913. Extensive illustrations of "badge medallions" most of which can also be termed watch fobs. Includes one page that folds out in six sections and catalogue center has four-section full color fold-out display of metallic items. About 127 medallions are shown including numerous for product advertising. There are 11 pages of "Badge Bars," pages of all metal badges, convention badges including a few for national political parties (1908), a few medals and enamel lapel studs. No pinbacks are shown. Minor wear. VF. Second is unused pad of company salesmen order forms. 5x8" and .5" thick. Undated but c. 1920s. Third is 1923 catalogue of "Fraternal Novelties Of Quality," 8.5x11" with 16 pages. Light dust soil over covers. Shows fobs, match holders, letter openers, pencil clips, two pages of club mascots called "Snuggle Pups" and more. Fourth is group of 25, mostly single-sided salesmens catalogue sheets, most dated 1926 and most with binder holes on left edge. Many are in 3 or 4 colors. Includes Santa Claus tops and buttons, pencil clips, bottle openers (Coca-Cola and Canada Dry), celluloid golf tees, a cello clicker, belt buckles, embossed knives, pencils, key tags, desk clocks and more. Exc. A rare group acquired over 40 years.
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