Maker and Role
Leslie James (Firm), Maker
Hat Box for Joan Crawford replica hats. Round cardboard box covered with black wrapping paper that is glued to box, Wrapping paper features white rose with green leaves. White rope handle attached to top of box base. Lid of hat box is covered with "TRANS PACIFIC AIR MAIL" Stamps (red design featuring plane), mailing label for shipping and Postage ink stamps.
Signature/Marks and Type
FROM / LESLIE-JAMES inc. / CALIFORNIA STYLE CREATORS / 728 South Hill Street / Los Angeles, Calif. / TO VIA TRANS-PACIFIC CLIPPER AIR MAIL / STREET / MR. ROBERT S. MILNE / MILNE & CHOYCE / AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND / CITY / HANDLE WITH CARE / SEASONABLE MDSE. Label
LOS ANGELES / 12 / 4 [?] / 1940 / CALIF. Ink Stamp
Leslie James (Firm). Hat Box, 2013.247.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).