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Title Pocket folder imprinted: Marcus Jewelers, Inc. Official Railroad Watch Inspectors, 106 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J., N.d, ca. 1950s.
Object Name Wallet
Catalog Number 2009.021.0019
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of the Kostelecky Family.
Description Vinyl pocket folder imprinted: Marcus Jewelers, Inc. Official Railroad Watch Inspectors,106 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J., No date, circa 1950s. Oxblood or deep reddish-brown plastic, 3-1/4" high (folded) x 5-7/16" wide. Exterior smooth and no markings. Interior has pocket at the top with the imprinting; clear plastic pocket at bottom.

This advertising novelty may have been intended for practical use by the employees of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad such as to hold documents, cards or booklet certifying the repair or calibration of their watches or other time pieces.

Text below phone numbers:
Agents. All American made watches, all brands of silverware, keepsake and bluebird diamonds. "If Marcus can't fix your watch - he will give you a new one."

From the former Kostelecky family residence and business at 218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken.
Date 1950-1960
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms 106 Washington St.
Marcus Jewelers
Caption interior
Imagefile 072\20090210019.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Retail
Advertising
Railroads