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Handbag Metal Samples - Hahlo, 1930s Object Reg. No: SH 890743

Card holding nine metal decorative samples, for use in making handbags. Distributed by Max B. Hahlo, Hamburg, 1930s.

Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, 1930s.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Each is numbered and has a different raised pattern.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.00 cm (Width), 25.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: leatherworking, trades, working life
Themes this item is part of: Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: materials samples
Inscriptions: 'Max B. Hahlo, Hamburg 1. ' 'Coll. 16 Ref 1761b'.
Distributor: Max Hahlo, Hamburg, Germany, 1930s
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, 1930s

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