Measures 1-1/4″ across. One side shows a lumbermill, the other a fraternal emblem with the text “In Hoc Signo Vinces” (In this sign you will conquer).
This vintage hunting vest was made between 1908 and 1916 by Red Head Brand, and bears their earliest label.
This vintage derby is S.B.A.’s Comfort hat, with a Bon Ton Ivy self adjusting sweatband and positive ventilation which supposedly prevents balding. It measures 20-3/4″ in circumference.
This vintage coat was made in the 1890s-early 1900s from buffalo fur for the North West Mounted Police. The North West Mounted Police was founded in 1873 and existed until 1904, when it was succeeded by the Royal North West Mounted Police, then by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1920. This bears the NWMP buttons of the earliest iteration. The coat has a broad shawl collar and double breasted closure, with distinctive leather straps on the front. It has leather reinforcement to the lining at the underarms and by the collar, as well as riveted leather reinforcement at the vent.
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 37″
This vintage hat was made around the turn of the century by the B&K Company under the name, “The Tiger Special”. It was sold by N.L. Wann of Fairbury, Illinois. It appears that Wann was bought out in 1916 by a Mr. Lloyd Borngener. The hat has a curled brim and is creased with a center dent and widely spaced pinches. It has a narrow ribbon and is a size 7-1/8.