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1920's Putnam Dye Store Counter Display Cabinet

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Posted 6 years ago


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This is a 1920's Putnam Dye store counter display cabinet. Years ago many people dyed their garments at home with commercial brand dyes. This cabinet has a graphic of Gereral Putnam on horseback being chased by British redcoats. The front opens up to reveal pigeon holes for the packets of dye. There is also a booklet that shows all the colors available, as well as how to dye your garments.The colors are still vibrant. The Putnam Dye Company was based in Quincy Illinois.


  1. AuctionLover, 6 years ago
    I had one of the cover pieces without the cabinet and sold it for $35. Yours is a great piece.
  2. NorthCalifornia, 2 years ago
    I have this same Putnam Fadeless Dyes box you are writing about. I'm thrilled to have just acquired it in Northern California. Thank you for the great description! See you at the Alameda Fairs if you go there, readers :)!

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