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Pretty Vintage Pink & White Crimped Ribbonette Ribbon, Tape, String, c. 1930s
Pretty Vintage Pink & White Crimped Ribbonette Ribbon, Tape, String, c. 1930s
Pretty Vintage Pink & White Crimped Ribbonette Ribbon, Tape, String, c. 1930s
Pretty Vintage Pink & White Crimped Ribbonette Ribbon, Tape, String, c. 1930s

Material:  papery fiber, likely a cotton base
Color:  pink, white
Style:  crimped, curling
Size:  width ~ apx. ¼ inch
Age:  1930s - 1940s
Origin:  made in the USA
Maker:  Chicago Printed String Co.
Brand:  Rippl-Tie / Ribbonette
Quantity:  500 yards before crimping, est. apx. 300 yards available;  Sold Per Yard

Really pretty vintage crimped pink and white Rippl - Tie Ribbonette ribbon, or tape.  Used during the period for personal gift and commercial package wrap / tie by haberdashery shops, general stores, mercantiles and dry goods sellers.  The spool would have been held in a specifically designed countertop cast iron dispenser with attached cutting blade and what we think of as ribbon or tape today, was often then referred to as string.

This ribbon is being offered by the yard, cut to order in one continuous length, as possible.  Purchased yardage will be removed from the original metal roll and shipped at sellers discretion on either a round spool, or a flat ribbon bobbin, depending on quantity ordered and shipping method.

Although occasionally this type of ephemera still surfaces, older examples of crimped paper ribbon are somewhat uncommon to find, and even more unusual is this divine pink and white color.

This papery fiber novelty ribbon is quite flexible, (likely a cotton base) with a matte appearance and texture, yet it is extremely strong and durable.  Perfect for use as originally intended, utilitarian as well as decorative embellishment, wrap & finish for packages & gifts, but also great for crafts, scrapbooks, projects, dolls, etc.

Condition is excellent, very strong and stable, with no noted issues.

Regarding Shipping & Checkout: we can only reflect USPS Priority Shipping Rates through our Cart/Checkout system, however if you wish to make a purchase
totaling LESS than $50.00, and the item(s) is small/light weight, like buttons, ribbon, paper, etc., it is possible USPS First Class mail might be slightly less expensive.  If you would like a First Class quote, rather than using our standard checkout as described below, please email us via the Contact tab on menu at page top, with the item description, quantity desired and destination and we will gladly supply a cost for USPS First Class mail, at which time a custom Paypal Invoice can be forwarded upon request.

NOTE:  The minimum quantity for purchase is one yard, which is shown in the white Quantity box below, however if you desire a different amount of yardage simply edit the number displayed in the box by typing the required number of yards, from 2 - 300, and then click the Add To Cart button.  The appropriate total for your selected amount of yardage will be calculated and shown on the resulting Invoice.

Pretty Vintage Pink & White Crimped Ribbonette Ribbon, Tape, String, c. 1930s

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Vintage Ribbonette Crimped Ribbon, Tape, String - Choice Colors:  Pink & Lavender or Brown & Cream

Vintage Ribbonette Crimped Ribbon, Tape, String - Choice Colors:  Pink & Lavender or Brown & Cream