Dueber-Hampden Watch Works, Canton, Ohio. (1915)

Dueber-Hampden Watch Works, Canton, Ohio. (1915)
Vintage postcard (c. 1915) depicting the Dueber-Hampden Watch Works and grounds in Canton, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Dueber-Hampden Watch Works, Canton, Ohio.

Postmark Date: April 13, 1915

Era: Divided Back Era
Condition: Used

Dear Myrtle,
We certainly miss you down here. I think the boss does too only he won’t acknowledge it. Ha! Ha! Well I must tell you the good news. I am auntie again but this time it’a a little niece & I am so glad. Papa was up to Cleveland Sunday & he said it was as sweet as it can be & they are both doing nicely. I can hardly wait until I can go up there.
With love,

Addressed to:
Miss Myrtle Shaub
New Berlin, O.

Back of the postcard with a 1915 Canton, Ohio postmark, flag cancel, and green one-cent stamp. There is a handwritten message addressed to a Miss Myrtle Shaub in New Berlin, Ohio.

Publisher: L. Shartenberg & Co., Inc., Akron, Ohio. C.T. Photochrom by Curt Teich Co., Chicago, Illinois.

Established in 1898, the Curt Teich Co. was best known for its wide range of advertising and postcards of North America. By the 1920s, it was producing so many postcards with borders that they became recognized as a type dubbed “White Border Cards,” creating an “era.” Later, Curt Teich’s innovations in this printing technique directly led to the production of what we now call “linens” by the early 1930s.
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Rights Info: Public Domain

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