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Maker? Is this CH & Co a Carpeles Hartmann & Co?

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    Posted 2 years ago

    SamKat
    (11 items)

    We have had one that has a makers tag Carpeles Hartmann & Co. So, wondering if this trunk is by the same maker? Or other?
    I appreciate any input from you all. We have been involved with trunk “rescue” so have not dug into their history very deep.

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    1. Drill Drill, 2 years ago
      I would say so. Here are a few patent images that may apply.Thanks for the post.

      https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/b9/ac/17/e86023bc350a48/US408462-drawings-page-1.png

      https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/82/0f/0d/c169b738b5b1ab/USD18875-drawings-page-1.png

      https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/3d/b8/45/e5644e8ceb4d18/US337187-drawings-page-1.png
    2. Drill Drill, 2 years ago
      Another patent that was sometimes used. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/c4/ac/23/aca748751fce77/US180129-drawings-page-1.png
    3. SamKat, 2 years ago
      Thank You - We want to include some historical information with trunks we are giving to our grandchildren. You are very helpful -
    4. greendog greendog, 2 years ago
      The C H & CO. is actually Carpeles Heiser & CO. of the Great Western trunk & travel bag manufactures, not Hartman.
    5. SamKat, 2 years ago
      There is some information I found on hmsantiques indicating CH&Co changed their name to Carpeles Hartman in 1890. This helps explain the different tag / labels
      The gator embossed monitor I posted has a tag of Carpeles Hartmann & Co, so that one should be dated after 1890. And this trunk made prior to 1890.

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