The Rambler Coat

The Rambler Coat Advertising Button Museum
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THE Rambler COAT - "A BEAR FOR WEAR"
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In the center, black text appears over a white background. In the top third of the button, a white polar bear is shown on a blue background. In the bottom third, white text appears over a red background.

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Union bug is stamped on the back

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CHAS M GERAGHTY INC. CHICAGO

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The Rambler was a men's topcoat (overcoat) manufactured in Chicago by Hart Schaffner & Marx. The company was founded in 1887, specializing in tailored menswear and is currently America's largest suit maker, HMX Group. The company was one the largest suppliers of military uniforms during the First World War, and later produced the olive green U.S. Army Officer's Uniform worn during World War II. More recently, President Barack Obama has famously sported hometown HSM suits at both his presidential acceptance speech and 2009 inaugural address.

Yes Sir! Your Topcoat (1937)

Wallach's overcoats are of proud pedigree - Hart Schaffner & Marx (1948) (bottom of page)

American Heritage: Hart Schaffner & Marx during the World Wars

 

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AD0055
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