Vintage Wooden Advertising Coat Hanger Coathanger FOX D.R.Wz. Deutsches Reichswarenzeichen Circa 1940s 1950s
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Item - Vintage "FOX" Advertising Wooden Coat Hanger, Circa 1940/50s; printed with the details - "FOX" D.R.Wz., not sure who or what FOX was but the D.R.Wz., is a German registration which is explained below
Maker - Unknown
Type - Coat Hanger with Trouser Rail
Circa - 1940/50s
Construction - Wooden with Steel Hook
Country of Origin - Germany
Dimensions - 17.625" in width
Weight - 190 gram
Condition - Excellent Used Condition
Other Interesting Points - the acronym D.R.W.Z. with or without punctuation stands for Deutsches Reichswarenzeichen, meaning that an item marked as such was officially registered under trademark laws inside all of the Germany states and not only locally registered as it was the case before the introduction of centralized registration. Note that many people quote this acronym as standing for 'Deutsches Reich Warenzeichen', which is grammatically incorrect and also omits the letter 's' after Reich. This results in shifting the weight of pronunciation on 'Deutsches Reich' alone, but this acronym has nothing to do with the Third Reich as many sellers want to imply so to catch the attention of certain 'collectors'. D.R.W.Z. registrations were introduced in 1891 and when dating items you should bear in mind that even during Allied occupation up until 1949, registration procedures remained untouched and still used the D.R.W.Z. registration documents, which of course explains why such marks can be found on products actually manufactured up until 1952 as the registration itself was valid for three years. As from the end of October 1952, all registrations were definitely marked as 'Deutsches Bundeswarenzeichen' (D.B.W.Z.) or simply 'Eingetragenes Warenzeichen.
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