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Title Letter: Bright Star Battery Co., Hoboken, N.J. to W. H. Kemble, Kemble-Cochran Co., Inc., Bristek, Va., Aug. 17, 1932.
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2015.001.0038
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Letter: Bright Star Battery Co., Hoboken, N.J. to W. H. Kemble, Kemble-Cochran Co., Inc., Bristek, Va., August 17, 1932.

Printed stationery in two colors, typewritten text.

Brief letter inquiring about a sample sent of the Empire spotlight [The Empire, One-Hand Set Spot (2 Cell Spotlight) - see archives 2015.001.0069 for product sheet showing this flashlight.] Sent for General Sales Manager William M. Riordan by H. Cowan.

Main Office and Factory, 15th St. and Riverhead, Hoboken, N.J. (see notes for more information.)

Product lines listed at top left:
Flashlights; Flashlight Batteries; Radio Batteries; Dry Cells; Vitasparks.

Footer:
Twenty-one Years Building the Quality Line. [The company was founded in New York in 1909 so this dates the printing of this stationery to 1930.]
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Notes The Bright Star Battery Company, Inc. was on the third floor of the Hoboken Terminal building (15th and Washington Streets, also known as the Hoboken Manufacturers Terminal Building or commonly referred to as the Lipton Tea building.) The company was established in 1909 in New York.

It is believed that the company moved out of Hoboken to Clifton, NJ in the 1930s. As of 2010, the company was still in business in the United States.
People Riordan, William M.
Date 1932
Year Range from 1932
Year Range to 1932
Search Terms Bright Star Battery Co.
Fifteenth St.
Washington St.
Hudson River
Hoboken Manufacturers' Terminal
Caption Bright Star Battery Company letterhead
Imagefile 332\20150010038.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce