Made in U.S.A. [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]: H.E. Luhrs [The Beistle Company], No date [c. 1950s]. Ephemera no binding. [EPHEMERA] [HOLIDAY: HALLOWEEN]. 6” x 6”; color printed stiff die-cut pumpkin-shaped paper decoration, stamped design and embossed; punched hole for hanging; wear to hole, light crease to face on right side; very good minus. Very good. Item #1417
Halloween decoration made by the prolific American party decoration company, The Beistle Company, during the Luhrs ownership. The Beistle Company was founded by Martin Luther Beistle in 1900 and started manufacturing paper Halloween party goods in the 1920s. Henry E. Luhrs, Beistle’s son-in-law, took over the company in 1935 after Beistle’s death.