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Apr 2nd 2009

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Stuffed Shirt

From the Gadget Warehouse: The Stuffed Shirt
From the Gadget Warehouse: The Stuffed Shirt

This Stuffed-Shirt came from the UK. Overseas it was ?Gift of the Year?, the year being 1995. Suppose you're going on an unexpected overnight business trip. All you really need is a fresh shirt, socks & underwear for the next morning. With this nifty gizmo, you don't need a to a carry-on bag with your briefcase. The Stuffed Shirt case was designed for a one-night trip. It?s so small, 8 1/2-by-11-by-2 1/2 inches, it could fit into an attaché case. It sort of the size of a zippered notebook. Yet it was designed to carry a freshly pressed shirt in the main compartment and the rigid frame would keep the shirt wrinkle-free. Then there was a round box intended to keep the shirt collar upright. The box itself was double-duty. It held underwear, socks and a tie. Then there was a snap-on kit for toilet articles like razor, shave cream, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. The Stuffed-Shirt was designed to be kept in a desk drawer in case you were suddenly required to hit the road for an overnight business trip. The original Stuffed-Shirt was made of black fabric with leather trim, and it sold for $80. A higher end, all leather version, cost about $110. In January 1999 the Stuffed Shirt was acquired by H.I.S. You probably know of that company. They manufacture clothing (One of their brands was/is CHIC.)

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