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Paper box Wristlet [message #18214] Tue, 18 April 2023 19:54 Go to previous message
Jenneke is currently offline  Jenneke
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Description
The light brown cardboard/paper box has a brown rim. The lid is not flat. The watch holder is made from brown velvet. Inisde the lid is silk with “Gruen Wristlet” and “The most beautiful in America”.

Period: 1915-1917?
Watch type: ladies silk ribbon wristlet
Size: H=2.5 cm W=9.7 cm D=4.8 cm
Inventor: unknown
Patents: unknown

Box maker : Maybe Dennison Mfg Company? No markings though.

Other: dating of this box is done by looking at advertisements. For a short period Gruen mentioned the “most beautiful..” in their ads.

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Example advertisement on hifi archiv ( https://www.hifi-archiv.info/Uhren-Werbung/Gruen/Gruen%20191 5%20101.jpg).




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