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Title Book, sample: Men's Fine Leather Textures and Colors. R. Neumann & Co., 300 Observer Highway, Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1963-1970.
Object Name Book, Sample
Catalog Number 2014.070.0104
Collection R. Neumann & Co. - Bernheim Collection
Credit Gift of the Bernheim Family.
Scope & Content Sample book: Men's Fine Leather Textures and Colors. R. Neumann & Co., 300 Observer Highway, Hoboken, N.J.

No date, circa 1963 - 1970.

From the Neumann files courtesy of the Bernheim family.

Book: printed cover, plastic comb binding with 30 samples; overall size: 5" x 9" high.

Leather samples:
---bound in: 2-1/2" x 4" wide; each gilt stamped with name
Combination Tan, 8 samples on two pages
Chrome Tan, 8 samples on two pages
--- mounted: 1" x 2" wide.
Color Range, 14 samples on three pages with stock number imprinted below each; each page headed: The following colors are available in either tannage and all grains.

Text from first printed leaf:

100 YEARS YOUNG

From 100 years of leather making experience, R. Neumann & Co. presents TEXTURE and COLOR for the future.

The tannages and finishes available in this book, together with the range of new fashion colors, will show you why "Neumann sets the style in leathers," and will boost your shoe designs up from the launching pad into wide orbits of acceptance.

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Company's centennial was 1963 ("100 Years") and the reference to space exploration ("launching pad into wide orbits") suggests a date range of 1963 to 1970.


Date 1963-1975
Year Range from 1963
Year Range to 1975
Search Terms R. Neumann & Company
Neumann Leathers
Neumann Leather Company
Caption front cover
Imagefile 320\20140700104.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Tannery
Leathers