SHIRT COLLAR - STIFF STARCHED. OFF-WHITE IN COLOR. On one side of the collar, it is handwritten, "GP", printed, "1038", and "Made in Troy, For 15 Shirt".
Since "Made in Troy" is printed on this collar, it might be assumed that it is a product of Cluett Peabody & Company, which was located in Troy, New York.
Cluett Peabody & Company, Inc. once headquartered in Troy, New York was a longtime manufacturer of shirts, detachable shirt cuffs and collars, and related apparel. It is best known for its Arrow brand collars and shirts and the related Arrow Collar Man advertisements (1905–1931).
Prior to 1919, the principal business for Cluett, Peabody & Co. was manufacturing men's shirt collars. However, beginning in the 1920s the demand for collar-attached shirts grew considerably, while the detached collar business experienced a decline. In 1929 Cluett, Peabody & Co. established a national menswear business under the Arrow brand name. The "Arrow" name gradually grew into a product line that included shirts, collars, handkerchiefs, cravats, pajamas, and underwear for men and boys. The Arrow name is still licensed to brand men's shirts and ties.
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Collar, circa 1925 – 1930, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6493. Accessed 10/19/21.