|Title||Glove, Tennis: Neumann Tackified Glove. Made with Neumann leather, R. Neumann & Co., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1987-1995.|
|Object Name||Glove, Tennis|
|Collection||R. Neumann & Co. - Bernheim Collection|
|Credit||Gift of the Bernheim Family.|
Tennis glove: Neumann Tackified Glove. Manufactured with Neumann leather, R. Neumann & Co., Hoboken, N.J. Manufactured in Korea. No date, circa 1987-1995.
Oval inkstamp in black inside glove: Neumann Tackified Glove. U.S. Patent 4,598,429 (this was issued July 8, 1986 and assigned to R. Neumann.) Stamped below oval: W - S
Although not so marked, this sports glove was produced by a subsidiary, Neumann Tackified Glove Company, which was based at R. Neumann in Hoboken. Sold in 1995 and moved to Tennessee. See notes.
Type of glove is not stated on item.
Women's, small size, left hand only. Navy blue fabric with gray and light gray leather. Reinforced cuff plus velcro closure with Neumann emblem embroidered on flap.
Printed label sewn in: Tackified Cabretta.. Womens: 2. Made in Korea.
Sample from Neumann business premises courtesy of the Bernheim Family.
|Year Range from||1987|
|Year Range to||1995|
R. Neumann & Company
Neumann Leather Company
Neumann Tackified Glove Company
Athletic Management 7.2 March 1995
Locker Room Bulletin Board
Adams USA Merges with Neumann Glove
by Jim Catalano
Adams USA merges with Neumann Glove
Adams USA, Inc., in Cookeville, Tenn., has acquired selected assets of Neumann Tackified Glove Company, the founder of tackified football gloves and a supplier of baseball batting and fielding gloves.
Adams is a supplier of baseball and football injury protection equipment as well as Bucks Belts and Bolco Bases. Neumann's warehousing and distribution facilities have been moved to Cookeville. Customers can now combine Adams, Neumann Gloves, Bucks Belts, and Bolco Bases in single orders to be shipped together.