THF with stamp inside

Hi all!

Well, well, well this is quite interesting!

While checking out e-bay I came across a THF box so I took a closer look.  I found this stamped inside the lid…

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For more information about THF, see my post from Feb 25th.

Because the stamp was something different and the box wasn’t too expensive, I went ahead and bought it.  When it arrived I found the Campbell Furniture Co. label is not branded into the lid like all others, it is stamped with ink.  So, good thing I got my  hands on it because, as you can see, it looks like a brand.

The fact that it is stamped and I have never seen a retailer stamped into a THF, I am speculating that the lid may have  been stamped by the retailer and not by Lane.

I spent a couple of hours on-line trying to locate records for the retailer in Troy.  Did you know that exactly half of the U.S. states have a town named Troy?  I had no luck finding anything about Campbell Furniture Co in Troy.

Weird label too, don’t you think?  Why is TROY way over to the right?

Take it easy…

Chad

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5 thoughts on “THF with stamp inside

  1. I have a box that was my Grandmothers. I was told by my mother that it was a give away from a bank, furniture store or some other company. There is no company name but was told it is a Lane. There is no lock or clasp. It has copper embelishments on the top and front to resemble a strap. It was probably from the 20’s or 30’s. Any info would be appreciated.

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  2. Perhaps the “Troy” is over to the right, allowing space for two other locations? It’s hard to think a retailer would have had three stores back then, but maybe . . . .

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