1940's Embossed Tin Sign Cats Paw Shoe Boot Repair Vintage Advertising Antique! 20x27 tin sign old advertising from an old shoe shop out of vandgrift pa, great grafix... Got this info from google... Have some boxes of the heels & a stand up mirror to check out your shoes.. And some sidewalk stands on other auctions!!Supposedly if you put your hand up in a flat fist and made a swipe like a house cat batting at an imaginary ball of string in shoe repair circles in mid-century America, the room would chant back? Amelia Earhart supposedly died wearing a pair of Cat? The brand was bought by rubber company Biltrite in the 1960s who was subsequently swallowed by Vibram. Who slowly phased out the brand. Despite their obsolescence, the Cat? S Paw name and logo continue to be a draw among vintage enthusiasts and repro brands. The lead image comes from a pair of. S Paw was founded in Baltimore as Cat? The main draw of the heel was in its no slip rubber pads embedded in the heel. These little white studs were made of a different material and recessed slightly into the rubber. S weight would extend the pad and add extra traction.
S Paw heels via My Denim Life. Aside from the telltale white dots, Cat? S Paws also have these asymmetrical semi-circles at the rounded edge of the heel. They almost are instantly recognizable on vintage footwear, but one of the most compelling reasons for continued interest in this otherwise blip of a mid-century brand is the packaging. S Paw advertising (left) and Bernhard?
Famed German graphic designer Lucian Bernhard (father of the Bernhard font) designed the logo in 1941. The swiping cat on the bright red box sums up everything we? D like to imagine about post-war American quaintness (it was ripped off wholesale by Black Cat fireworks). The item "1940's Embossed Tin Sign Cats Paw Shoe Boot Repair Vintage Advertising Antique" is in sale since Monday, June 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Other Clothing & Shoe Ads".
The seller is "cyclewarehouse" and is located in Butler, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Australia.