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January 17, - Any help would be greatly app- recited. January 23, - I am trying to find out more information about a pair of pants I found. The pants are made by Gay-Town Toronto.
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The zipper is located on the side of the pants but instead of running vertically on the side it goes horizontally. The one piece says Trek Brantford Ontario. I have several pictures if seeing it might help.
Thank you in advance. March 23, - May 3, - June 23, - October 20, - This jacket is a higher quality item than I was wearing in the 80s, so I could be a bit off. July 22, - August 23, - Anyone have more info on the Chech Wico zippers. November 15, - Zipper is on a leather purse made in Brazil. Brand Name Unknown. September 21, - Does anyone know what era the Abbot zipper was?
October 29, - November 14, - I recently acquired a vintage dress with a drop waist and pleated skirt, a faux belt at the dropped waist.
Seller described as a tennis dress, but is made of a crepe type printed material. It cannot find any info about this zipper brand.
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May 15, - August 22, - Hi there. Anyone know of a metal zipper engraved Elite on the pull? The main zipper has not been changed. I checked stitch for stitch. If the main zipper is original i can usually tell the age of the jacket.
The base of the on the Brass Talon zipper is plastic. The rest of the tape is cotton. Thank you.
I have a leather hobo bag with a zipper slider that has an H on it. It also has a blacl label inside marked ZB Can anyone tell me the name of the bag maker? March 25, - Glad I found this site! It appears to be from the s. April 13, - Metal zipper that is placed at the back, but starts in the lumbar region, so placed very low.
Wil Zip is the brand. Pull attaches with a double hinge. May 4, - I have a dress that I think is vintage. All the interior sewing conforms to late 50s early 60s manufacturer.
The it has an underarm zipper. The zipper pull tab is engraved MONA. I cannot find any resources on a vintage metal zipper engraved MONA. Please help if you can. July 6, - I have a dress with a metal zipper centered on the back. Any clue how old it is? I cannot find any information online. September 30, - I have this beautiful dress. I feel like zipper has been replacedIt says green on the zipper It zips on the side any idea.
Apr 10, Hardware like zippers can be incredibly useful when it comes to dating vintage clothes, especially when other means of identification (union tags, makers tags) are not present. During the "golden era", Talon was America's largest zipper company. Guide to Vintage Clothing Zippers. Many zipper names such as crown, conmar, conmatic, ideal, gripper zipper, prentice, scovill, talon, and YKK to name a few have been found on a variety of vintage garments from the 20th century. This page will help identify types of vintage zippers and the time period that they were primarily used, as well. The popular "zipper" name came from the B. F. Goodrich Company, which decided to use Sundback's fastener on a new type of rubber boots or galoshes. Boots and tobacco pouches with a zippered closure were the two chief uses of the zipper during its early years. It took 20 more years to convince the fashion industry to seriously promote the novel Author: Mary Bellis.
October 14, - Can anyone date this? November 21, - I have a vintage leather motorcycle jacket made by the German company Haelson. Assuming the pocket zippers are original - and they all appear to be - can anyone tell me in what era this would place the jacket?
I just bought a vintage silk petticoat with a metal zipper on cotton tape. The brand is Lysta. Does the brand say anything to you?
Nov 17, The zipper lies under the edges of both seams rather than just underneath one flap. mainly s and s. By the s zippers were no longer always inserted in a flap in the seam and appeared in sleeves, necks and replacing button fasteners as a modern feature. press-stud snap or hook fasteners. a good sign that it might be pres. CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT METAL ZIPPERS. Oct 26, Visit the post for more.
Of course, the zipper might have been added sometime later. February 21, - Hello, I am getting a vintage skirt from an Instagram seller and she tells me the zipper is a Prentice zipper.
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Dee says:. In the s, a sales campaign began for children's clothing featuring zippers. The campaign advocated zippers as a way to promote self-reliance in young children as the devices made it possible for them to dress in self-help clothing. A landmark moment happened in when the zipper beat the button in the "Battle of the Fly. The next big boost for the zipper came when devices that open on both ends arrived, such as on jackets.
Thousands of zipper miles are produced daily to meet the needs of consumers, thanks to the early efforts of the many famous zipper inventors. Share Flipboard Email.
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