Suave Shoe Corporation


SKU: 3508

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Product Details

Nicely engraved antique bond certificate from the Suave Shoe Corporation dating back to the 1970's. This document, which carries the printed signatures of the company President and Secretary, was printed by the Security-Columbian Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8" (h). 


This certificate features a vignette of a female figure holding a torch. The company's swan logo also appears in the left side border.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
    Historical Context

    The Suave Shoe Corporation was incorporated in Florida and made shoes at its headquarters in Miami Lakes. It also imported shoes at its division in Hialeah Gardens. The company's imports were from the Far East, South America and Europe.

    The company specialized in athletic and casual shoes priced from $2.99 to $29.99 a pair.  The company sold product primarily to mass merchandise, discount, drug, food, variety and other retail chains.

    At one time, the company was licensed to produce shoes and sneakers for the Tonka, Tom & Jerry, Batman, Life Savers, Barnyard Commandos, Superman and Captain Planet brands.