Dating hudson bay blanket label

I have identified and dated some two-dozen styles of labels used by the Hudson's Bay Company since 1890.

I have also done a considerable amount of research on the dates of labels used on blankets made by many mills like Early's of Witney, Pendleton and Jacob's of Oregon, as well as for blankets marketed by retailers other than HBC, like the T. In my second book The Collector's Guide to Point Blankets there is an extensive section on labels and their approximate dates.

Hudson’s Bay Company Gallery, Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg Examples from my collection Top Row: 1950s Hudson’s Bay: The classic cut and colors. While they can seem a bit flashy by modern menswear standards, these coats came from a rugged outdoor tradition.

Current and recent offerings: Rag and Bone 5 Freewheelers (Japan) BC Coat 0 Hudson Bay Company duffle 0 Monitaly Riders 9 Klaxon Howl Hudson Bay Company 0 Burn Out (Japan) 0 Loyal 2 Fidelity 5 Houston (Japan) 7 Ralph Lauren duffle 5 Ralph Lauren River Junction 0 Gap x GQ Ian Velardi 8 Topman 4 Whether vintage or modern, find your inner Canuck and give a blanket coat a chance.While the Hudson’s Bay Company still retails their blankets (they now sell between 0 and 0), in an odd twist, their former competitors in the camp blanket market are now working with them.The material used in their current production blanket coats is made by Pendleton Woolen Mills.cover of The Collector’s Guide To Point Blankets, by Harold Tichenor " data-medium-file="https://i1com/,300&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i1com/ fit=308,441&ssl=1" data-lazy-srcset="https://i1com/ w=308&ssl=1 308w, https://i1com/ resize=210,300&ssl=1 210w" data-lazy-sizes="(max-width: 308px) 100vw, 308px" data-lazy-src="https://i1com/ Detail from mural installed in the Winnipeg Hudson’s Bay Company store depicting aboriginals, Métis and settlers wearing blankets and engaged in trade.

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