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Cap - 'The Herald', circa 1975 Object Reg. No: SH 000571

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Herald Newsboy Uniform Cap

Cap, red cotton with a two piece crown. White cotton insert in front with "THE HEARALD" printed in black. Part of a Herald newsboy uniform used circa 1975. Made by Emerco circa 1975.
Description:
Cap. Red cotton with a two piece crown. White cotton insert in front with inscription in black.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: newspaper promotions, media industry, children
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Child
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Inscriptions: Text, printed: The Herald.
Manufacturer: Emerco, Moreland, Victoria, Australia, 1973-1975

Date made was originally listed as 1975-1995, but date used was circa 1975, so a later manufacture date is not possible.
Organisation Named: The Herald

Comments

Andy Murray Posted on 28 Aug 2014 11:06 PM
I still have two of these caps from my days of being a herald boy.. I worked the Hub arcade in Dandenong as well as highway sales at the traffic lights...you couldn't do that today!
I worked from 1977 through to about 1980
Andy Murray Posted on 28 Aug 2014 11:07 PM
so yes...they were used at least until 1980 where I worked

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