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What am I noting today?

April 29, 2019

Today in 1913, the modern zipper was patented as the “hookless fastener,” although in 1851, Elias Howe invented something similar to a zipper that he called the “automatic continuous clothing closer.”

Modern zippers have taken off in design, materials and as fashion statements.  And, of course, without a zipper our jeans would just not be the same.

 

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