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Vintage Zippers

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Does anyone know of a good resource for them? Thanks.
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Re: Vintage Zippers

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It's missing ALOT but here's one:

http://www.steelzipper.com/steel_zipper ... ppers.html

It's fine that they don't have the more obscure 30s-50s brands (royal, swift, etc) but they really should have crown zippers and more lighting and talon variations as the shapes are sometimes helpful in dating.
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Thank you sir.
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Re: Vintage Zippers

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Out of curiosity, are you researching a specific piece or just looking to update your reference book?
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a blog entry which is a vintage clothing directory...work in progress
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Re: Vintage Zippers

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I think that thanks to trademark searches and patent dates zippers are one of the earier things to date.

I'd be interested to see if there's a site out there that details buttons over the years in terms of size, material (bakelite, etc), design (13 star, "eye slit") etc.
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Re: Vintage Zippers

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That is a great resource! I've never even thought of dating a piece of clothing by the zipper design.

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Re: Vintage Zippers

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Thanks for sharing the post, CRAZYBUBBA. I really liked the stuff. :)

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