J.& P. Coates Knit-Cro-Sheen Skyway Hat on Woman advertising fan.
This is a 1929s fan that features a lovely vintage lady wearing a Skyway Hat and reads above her “Keep Cool and Smart in a Skyway Hat”. Under her picture it reads “Requires only one ball of J.&P.Coates Knit-Cro-Sheen complete directions on back of fan….17 other hat designs in hat and bag book No.74” On backside of fan are the instructions for making the Skyway Hat No. 2171 with the Knit-Cro-Sheen.
Fan is about 11.5 inches tall by 6.5 inches wide. Made of heavy pressed cardboard, it is in good to very good condition. It is made in the USA, and licensed by J.& P. Coates thread company.
Showing some light to average wear, and a very light brownish stain in upper right hand corner of the fan. Stock # 1069, this fan has a reinforcement piece of cardboard on the handle area to keep the fan more rigid.