Wearbetter Combination Suits, 1908

Here’s a fine fashion option from the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), August 13, 1908:

Illustrated ad for Combination Suits in 1908 features a boy in knickerbockers, a suit coat, and a cap. Text of ad follows.
Skidmore New Era, August 13, 1908.

The ad text reads, “The peer of children’s combination suits. Includes two pair pants, one knickerbocker, one plain. This stylish Combination suit, with two pairs of knee pants, is guaranteed to stand the hardest wear without ripping or tearing. The pants are taped and sewed twice. The plain pants are made with double seat and knees from seam to seam. Wearbetter. Riveted buttons that can’t pull off. All edges are double stitched; cloth scientifically shrunk — and sanitarily camphorated to protect it from moths and germs. Wearbetter Combination suits give the best value for the least money — $5.00 for the suit with extra pants. All patterns, all styles, all sizes. For sale by Armstrong & Covington.”

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