PLENGE THE HATTER - Charleston, South Carolina

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  • Item Category: Advertising
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 24, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
1800's Advertisement card for

PLENGE THE HATTER,

Corner Broad and Church Streets,

Charleston, S.C.

Front of this card shows a wonderful illustration of the FAMOUS wall mural in Charleston. Anyone walking or driving along Broad Street will instantly recognize this landmark. His hat, eyes, ears, nose, mouth and body are all various shaped hats.

This trade card advertisement is in excellent condition as it has been in a family storage box since the 1890's. The card is a bit more gray-green than the photo shows. All type is clear. Card has no tears or folds and shows some very slight wear as would be expected with a card from the late 1800's.

Text on back of card includes:

FALL STYLES NOW READY!

Fine Silk hats, $4.00, $5.00 - Men's Soft Hats, 50 cts to $5.00 - Men's Stiff Hats $1.00 to $3.50

NOBBY HATS FOR YOUNG MEN, A Specialty

Also listed: Silk, Alpacca and Gingham UMBRELLA prices

Mourning Bands Put on Hats, 25 Cents .

C. C. PLENGE, Corner Broad and Church Streets Agent For DUNLAP's Fifth Avenue Hats

Great item for the Charleston, South Carolina, clothing advertising, merchant, Hatter or Mural Art collector. Or....it just looks like something you need to have! We do not know the exact age of this card.

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