These vintage zippers were made in the 1940s. They are heavy duty, with two-way teeth, developed for the army during WWII, and a spring loaded, pin lock slider. The tape measures 10-3/4″, the teeth track measures 7-1/2″.
These gloves were made by Vanson Leathers from heavyweight cowhide and have a stitched leather bones pattern. They are Vanson’s “Rocket” model, with a zipped cuff. They have the Vanson tag, Vanson embossed logo on the cuff and Vanson branded zippers. They are a size Large.
This vintage tie was made in the late 1940s-early 1950s by Fashion Craft Cravats and was sold in Deer Lodge, Montana by The Toggery (Smith and Weber). The tie was designed by Salvador Dali and has an imprint of his signature on the tip. Dali’s tie designs were produced by several different tie makers during this era. This tie measures 4-1/4″ wide and 52″ long.
This vintage deposit bag was made between 1928 and 1932 for the Elizabethtown Trust Company of Elizabethtown, PA. It is datable by its rare transitional Hookless zipper. These dual-branded zips were produced from ’28 to ’32 during a period where the Hookless Fastener Company of Meadville, PA had changed the name of their product from Hookless to Talon, but kept their company name on the slider. The company would change their name to Talon to match the name of their product in 1937. This is an early example of the transitional slider design, and has the full range of patents on the back, 3-20-17, 10-16-17, 11-25-19, 10-13-25, and 12-22-25.
This vintage bag was made by the Can-Pro Corp of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. It is made of heavy canvas, with a rubber bottom and a leather top with metal fastenings, so that the leather belt can thread through and lock. This size is a model 113. This particular bag was used by the Brooklyn Office, and later the Greenburgh office of S.B. Thomas, Inc., 33-01 Queens Blvd. Long Island City, NY, and has a metal plate with their info riveted to the bag. There is a riveted chain for a lock (with part of the lock attached) attached to the leather at the top of the bag.