In , due to unreliable shipments from their suppliers, H. Lee Merchantile was prompted to produce their first line of work wear garments including the now famous vintage Lee Bib Overall. These overalls were made of 8 oz. In Lee introduced slide fasteners on the bib overall straps to offer a better fit to the wearer. With this, the Lee Union-All was created. Army and was the official fatigue uniform during World War I. This work wear line included the Lee 91 and Lee series jacket. So up to this time, Lee was famous for providing industrial clothing as well as garments for railroad workers. It was in that Lee first introduced the Buddy Lee Doll , a choice of many vintage collectors today.

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Identifying mother of pearl If your buttons are made of tagua nut and mother of pearl, they are probably dated s – s, though some manufacturers use this material to this day though very, very rarely. Casein buttons were popular until s, and so were celluloid buttons. They were substituted with modern plastics, which was more resistant to machine washing etc, along the s and no longer produced.

CATALOG No. chisholmtrail year old shotgun chaps that once travelled the Chisholm trail These antique Chisholm Trail shotgun chaps are approx. a hundred and fifty years old and according to accompanying documentation, once belonged to Dudley Snyder .

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Out of print, but we have one copy: This is the Revised and Supplemented Edition. The gold standard for artillery reference and the book is in excellent condition!

Modern and Vintage Metal Buttons We have a lovely selection of metal buttons here in all shapes and sizes. Metal Shank Button. Metal Shank Button. Metal Rim Buttons. For Sewing and Upholstery. Many Sizes And Types To Choose From. More Amazing Buttons Here. 10mm Metal Button Blazer Gold.

Over the millennia, horses have served us on farms and battlefields, competed for us on racetracks and entertained us at the movies. And throughout the course of all this, horses have won the love of people the world over. Ancient European warriors were known to be buried with their horses. Roy Rogers famously had his stuffed. The all natural black and white Wyoming-territorial hitched horsehair bridle has 14 hair tassels, closed reins and romal.

The bridle features bold geometric diamond patterns. While the market has fluctuated in recent years, collector and expert Joseph Sherwood of High Noon Auctions says things have improved recently. Leather lined and regally adorned with engraved prison-made German silver mountings, the bridle is inset with abalone, onyx, rosettes and seven tassels. Its classic hardware store iron bit, reins and romal dates this piece to the s s. According to Sherwood, the most sought-after early leather bridles hail from California.

Occasionally, a maker will actually sign a bridle, as was the case with a rare Alfred J. It is decorated with multicolored geometric diamond patterns in pink, green, yellow and red outlined in a bold black border and sharp black diamonds and zigzags. Its closed reins and romal has 13 natural white tassels and one replaced red yarn tassel on the romal.

The History of the Vintage Levi’s 501 Jean

Find sewing machine model number from serial number Search Knowledgbase GO Find sewing machine model number from serial number We often are asked for sewing machine parts to fit a Singer F There is no reference charts available to tell us the exact model number from it’s serial number. However hopefully this page will help identify your sewing machine model number in conjunction with the other details we have available relating to sewing machine serial numbers..!

How to Identify an old machine without a serial number..? If your sewing machine does not have a model number, but has a serial number similar in location to the image above, use the images below to help identify the sewing machine model number.

The Great Southwestern Antique Show held in Albuquerque each August and usually includes vendors with various antique tack items for sale. Elizabeth Hanes is a registered nurse and a freelance writer in Albuquerque, N.M., and is a fan of both Western American memorabilia and, ironically, Mid .

While I am no expert, I do know a couple of things. The gal who has my rapt attention is like a clothing chameleon. It had been uniquely embroidered and was biding its time in the Brighton shop location of Beyond Retro. To remind you; I am not a real expert, but I play one on T. I would presume this was done so as to accentuate the wonderfully feminine curves from waist to hip which help define the female form. Check the placket of the jacket.

I love that rhyme, unintentional as it was. This practice can also help to keep you safe from the money-hungry beasts which lurk in the deep, dark woods of counterfeit goods. My reply was tedious and tortuous enough, these at least tie things together! Sorry, and thank you. It has no flaps on the breast pockets. Can you tell me anything about this type? Hyeong Seop Kim Hi, i recently found this one. Hilda B i have a mustard color levi jacket with a buckle at the front,it has a white levi tab with capital letters and was made in the uk,anybody know what year it was made Hilda b George Hardy Hi guys, great post but I have a few questions about the jacket.

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Welcome to the Civil War Antique Shop! These are getting scarce to find in any condition. Reeves of Camden, Arkansas. Born August 22, Died October 12, , Sash purchased by Doris Mackenzie from the family of Frances Fitzpatrick, maiden name “Rodgers” fathers name Steven Rogers, possible a niece, the 90 year old husband could not remember if Joseph Reeves was an uncle or great uncle of Frances which passed some 10 years ago or more.

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A Primer on Rivet Button Collecting By David E. Race A Brief History / Chronology of Rivets – Leob Strauss moved to California to start a wholesale supply business to sell canvas tents to miners.

Research center, button backmarks, click: This is the “Ridgeway Civil War Library”, a research tool for educational purposes only, and is provided at no cost to the reader. Some of the relics listed are retained in the author’s collection, most reside in other collections and are not owned by the author. None of the items listed in this section are for sale, please refer to relicman. This is a work in progress, I list items as I get to them, there are many patterns that are not listed yet, this list will be regularly updated as I get pictures and descriptions for more items.

I will also correct mistakes, so if you see any please tell me. All items listed are believed to be authentic to the Civil War or as otherwise described. Any excavated relics have been recovered from private property with owners permission. This information is available for research purposes, pictures may be used by permission only.

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Ysaby02 How do I know if a pair of jeans are replicas or the real deal? Also, it has a postmarked stamped letter sewn in to one of the pockets. Any help would be greatly apprecited. Denimhunters Hi Ysaby02, Does the letter in the pocket look like this:

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A few must surely have been lost whilst in use on the uniforms but that will not account for the hundreds found each year. Shoddy is where old clothes were either cut up or shredded and placed directly onto the land as a form of fertiliser. It seems that the buttons were no longer in fashion so were not recycled. Over the years the fabric will have rotted away, leaving us with just the buttons. I welcome good clear images of your found livery buttons, I can’t guarantee an identification but I will give it my best shot.

Livery button pattern books As a researcher into the crests on livery buttons the most frustrating situation is the fate and whereabouts of the original pattern books.

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