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Today we admire string holders for their decorative nature. They are much sought after by collectors. However, in the 1800's, they were strictly utilitarian, serving as dispensers of string used to wrap food and packages. The earliest were made of cast iron. Later, advertising string holders appeared in general stores. They were made of tin or cast iron and were provided by companies pedaling such products as shoes, laundry supplies and food. These advertising string holders command the highest prices.

These days we take cellophane tape for granted. Before it was invented, string was used to tie up packages. String Holders became a staple item in the home kitchen. To add to a whimsical touch, in the late 1920s and 1930s, many string holders were presented as human shapes, faces, animals and fruits. Most of these novelty string holders were made of chalkware (plaster of Paris), ceramics or wood fiber. If you were lucky, you might have won a plaster of Paris ‘Super Hero’ or comic character string holder at your local carnival. These prizes were known as ‘carnival chalkware’. The Indian string holder was a popular giveaway; so was Betty Boop, Howdy Doody and Mickey Mouse.

Animals - Dogs


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH347: Westie Dog String Holder
SH347

Westie Dog String Holder
$ 156.00

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH630: Vintage Dog (Boxer) String Holder
SH630

Vintage Dog (Boxer)...
$ 148.00

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH628: Vintage Dog (Mutt) String Holder
SH628

Vintage Dog (Mutt)...
$ 148.00

Animals - Fish


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH419: "Goldie" the Goldfish String Holder
SH419

"Goldie" the...
$ 156.00

Betty Boop


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH552: Vintage Betty Boop String Holder
SH552

Vintage Betty Boop...
$ 280.00

Campbell Soup Kids


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH525: Campbell Soup Kid String Holder
SH525

Campbell Soup Kid String...
$ 236.00

Fruits


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH725: 6 1/2" Strawberry String Holder
SH725

6 1/2" Strawberry...
$ 108.00

Miscellaneous


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH724: 7" Pineapple Face String Holder
SH724

7" Pineapple Face...
$ 140.00

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH210: 5" Winking Pumpkin Face String Holder
SH210

5" Winking Pumpkin...
$ 120.00

People


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH640: Vintage Indian w/Headband String Holder
SH640

Vintage Indian...
$ 196.00

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH424: Senora String Holder
SH424

Senora String Holder
$ 156.00

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item SH699: "Little Monk" String Holder
SH699

"Little Monk"...
$ 108.00

 

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