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1889 Michigan Map Reproduction

$35.00$225.00

24″ x 36″ Hand-screened on Michigan-milled paper. Framed version frame by Urban Ashes made from reclaimed Detroit wood. A Detroit Mercantile Company exclusive.

American Optical General Sunglasses

$76.00$82.00

American Optical has been making eyewear to U.S. military specifications since World War I. These classic aviators are dubbed “The General” and may inspire you to travel the pacific, wading ashore from a landing craft at each tropical island. Case included.

American Optical Original Pilot Sunglasses

$74.00$78.00

American Optical has been making eyewear to U.S. military specifications since World War I. This classic style is called “Pilot” because it is (to this day) the gold standard of classic mil-spec eyewear for U.S. pilots. Case included.

Aminimal Necklace

$40.00

State-of-the-art waterjet technology enables us to precisely cut a street map of Detroit into a paper-thin stainless steel necklace. USA. 1.3″ diameter. Comes on 18″ sterling silver chain. Ships in gift box.

 

Angus Beef Chart Poster

$25.00

This Detroit Mercantile exclusive Angus Beef chart poster is perfect for any carnivore’s kitchen or pantry. Designed and hand-screened in Michigan on Michigan-milled, French Paper Company’s Dur-o-Tone paper. 24″ x 18″. Ships in a protective tube.

Art in the Stations

$45.00

If you’ve ever been on Detroit’s People Mover and wondered about the artwork in the stations, you should check out this book.  This book explains the controversy surrounding the people mover, and the original plans for the stations, and what it eventually became.

To discover more about the brightly colored artwork in the People Mover Stations this book is a must with beautiful photographs taken by Balthazar Korab.

 

Auto City Long Sleeve Thermal T-Shirt

$35.00

During the era before prohibition, Detroit was home to more than 70 local breweries. This toasty warm thermal tee celebrates one of them, Hamtramck’s Auto City Brewing. Designed and hand-screened in Michigan exclusively for Detroit Mercantile.

Auto City T-Shirt

$25.00

Auto City beer was established at 8214 McDougall Avenue in Hamtramck, Michigan in 1911 and was one of over 70 local breweries in operation before prohibition. This label  was in use from 1933 until Auto City ceased operations for the last time in 1942.
Fans of regional beer take heart: The number of breweries in Michigan is now near pre-prohibition levels. USA. 100% Cotton.

Briggs Stadium T-Shirt

$25.00

From 1912-1999 Briggs Stadium, more commonly known as Tiger Stadium, was the home of the Detroit Tigers before their move to Comerica Park.  Now an open field in Corktown, you can relive a piece of Tigers history and prepare for opening day while wearing this Briggs Stadium T-Shirt.

Bus Scroll Poster

$15.00

In its heyday, Detroit had the largest municipally-owned transportation system in the world, covering 138 square miles. Each bus & streetcar displayed the stops on a continuous scroll. Unrolled, these scrolls were over 40 feet long and read as a “who’s who” of Detroit’s streets, neighborhoods, and landmarks.

This poster celebrates all corners of the city, and symbolizes that while we may each live in different areas, we are all united as Detroiters.

Carhartt Detroit Jacket in Black

$75.00

Carhartt was founded in Detroit to make work clothing for railroad workers, and focused on their need for durable and long lasting work overalls. Over time, Carhartt clothing items evolved trademark features intended to further extend durability, including triple-stitching, heavy duty threads, reinforcing rivets at vital stress points, and their signature brown and black durable cotton duck fabric. All Carhartt items from Detroit Mercantile Company are USA-made. Wear an iconic and durable piece of Detroit history.

Carhartt Detroit Jacket in Carhartt Brown

$75.00

Carhartt was founded in Detroit to make work clothing for railroad workers, and focused on their need for durable and long lasting work overalls. Over time, Carhartt clothing items evolved trademark features intended to further extend durability, including triple-stitching, heavy duty threads, reinforcing rivets at vital stress points, and their signature brown and black durable cotton duck fabric. All Carhartt items from Detroit Mercantile Company are USA-made. Wear an iconic and durable piece of Detroit history.

Carhartt Knit Hat

$8.00

Carhartt was founded in Detroit to make work clothing for railroad workers, and focused on their need for durable and long lasting work overalls. Over time, Carhartt clothing items evolved trademark features intended to further extend durability, including triple-stitching, heavy duty threads, reinforcing rivets at vital stress points, and their signature brown and black durable cotton duck fabric. All Carhartt items from Detroit Mercantile Company are USA-made. Wear an iconic and durable piece of Detroit history.

City of Detroit Flag

$65.00

The land where the city of Detroit sits has been claimed by the French and the British before the formation of the United States – our flag gives a nod to this heritage.

The center of the flag depicts the seal and motto of this great city – “We hope for better things, It will rise from the ashes.”

So show your Detroit pride and fly this banner proudly.

3′ x 5′ Nylon. Made in USA.

City of Detroit Seal Men’s T-Shirt

$25.00

Written by Father Gabriel Richard after the great Detroit fire of 1805, the motto of Detroit, Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus, provides the reassuring words, We Hope for Better Things; It Will Rise From the Ashes. In the seal of our great city, we see the figure on the left weeping over the destruction, while the figure on the right gestures to the new city that will rise in its place.

City of Detroit Seal Onesie

$20.00

Written by Father Gabriel Richard after the great Detroit fire of 1805, the motto of Detroit, Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus, provides the reassuring words, We Hope for Better Things; It Will Rise From the Ashes. In the seal of our great city, we see the figure on the left weeping over the destruction, while the figure on the right gestures to the new city that will rise in its place.

City of Detroit Seal Sweatshirt

$45.00

Written by Father Gabriel Richard after the great Detroit fire of 1805, the motto of Detroit, Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus, provides the reassuring words, We Hope for Better Things; It Will Rise From the Ashes. In the seal of our great city, we see the figure on the left weeping over the destruction, while the figure on the right gestures to the new city that will rise in its place.

City of Detroit Seal Women’s T-Shirt

$25.00

Written by Father Gabriel Richard after the great Detroit fire of 1805, the motto of Detroit, Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus, provides the reassuring words, We Hope for Better Things; It Will Rise From the Ashes. In the seal of our great city, we see the figure on the left weeping over the destruction, while the figure on the right gestures to the new city that will rise in its place.

City of Detroit Seal Youth T-Shirt

$20.00

Written by Father Gabriel Richard after the great Detroit fire of 1805, the motto of Detroit, Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus, provides the reassuring words, We Hope for Better Things; It Will Rise From the Ashes. In the seal of our great city, we see the figure on the left weeping over the destruction, while the figure on the right gestures to the new city that will rise in its place.

Corktown Scarf

$20.00

The first  installment in our Detroit neighborhood series, Our Corktown scarf celebrates an historic section of Detroit that has been home to Carhartt, The Detroit Tigers, and Michigan Central Station. Today, Corktown is enjoying a strong resurgence in Detroit’s creative class.
100% cotton.
One Size, 93″x16″

Corktown T-Shirt

$25.00

The roots of Corktown can be traced back to the 1840s when the Irish immigrated to the United States because of the Great Potato Famine. With many of the residents in the area hailing primarily from County Cork in Ireland this area of Detroit came to be known as Corktown.

Today, among being the oldest neighborhood in Detroit, Corktown is home to such landmarks as the train station and the field that used to be Tiger Stadium.  Show your Corktown pride with this T-Shirt so everyone can see.

Cuppow! Mason Jar Lid

$35.00

The Cuppow! Mason Jar Lid is a unique product made to convert any standard sized mason jar into a traveling mug for your beverage of choice. It features an opening large enough to fit a straw if you so please. BPA Free.

Detroit : 138 Square Miles

$75.00

Julia Reyes Taubman has taken more than 30,000 photographs across the sprawled terrain of Detroit, ambitiously mapping out a comprehensive survey of a major American city. Reyes Taubman believes that when buildings and landscape are manipulated by nature and time they become more visually compelling than almost any architectural intervention. Reyes Taubman is not pessimistic, however: “It is not a disgrace but a privilege and an obligation to listen to the stories only ruins can tell,” she writes in regard to this project. “They tell us a lot about who we were, what we once valued most, and perhaps where we may be going.”

Detroit Brewing Co. Pint Glass

$9.50

This classic pint glass bears the (pre-prohibition) label art for The Detroit Brewing Company’s Bohemian-brand Beer. Of note is the label’s promise that the beer is “pure and without drugs or poison”, a claim inspired by the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Exclusive to the Detroit Mercantile.

Detroit Bus Scroll Hoodie

$50.00

In its heyday, Detroit had the largest municipally-owned transportation system in the world, covering 138 square miles. Each bus & streetcar displayed the stops on a continuous scroll. Unrolled, these scrolls were over 40 feet long and read as a “who’s who” of Detroit’s streets, neighborhoods, and landmarks. This shirt celebrates all corners of the city, and symbolizes that while we may each live in different areas, we are all united as Detroiters.

Detroit Bus Scroll Men’s T-Shirt

$25.00

In its heyday, Detroit had the largest municipally-owned transportation system in the world, covering 138 square miles. Each bus & streetcar displayed the stops on a continuous scroll. Unrolled, these scrolls were over 40 feet long and read as a “who’s who” of Detroit’s streets, neighborhoods, and landmarks. This shirt celebrates all corners of the city, and symbolizes that while we may each live in different areas, we are all united as Detroiters.

Detroit Bus Scroll Women’s V-Neck T-Shirt

$25.00

“In its heyday, Detroit had the largest municipally-owned transportation system in the world. Each bus and streetcar displayed the stops on a continuous scroll. Unrolled, these scrolls were over 40 feet long and contain the names of Detroit’s most iconic streets, neighborhoods, and landmarks.

This shirt celebrates all corners of the city, and symbolizes that while we may each live in different areas, we are all united as Detroiters.”

Detroit City Seal Decal

$3.50

Our City Seal Decal features an early illustrated version featuring the motto “Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus” which translates to “We hope for better things; It will rise from the ashes” A sentiment every bit as valid today as when it was originally penned in 1805.
5″ x 5-3/4″ oval. Suitable for outdoor use.

Detroit Denailed Frames

$44.00$62.00

Upcycling (verb) is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality for better environmental value.

Detroit Denailed frames are among the most beautifully detailed, thoughtfully-produced, upcycled items we have discovered. Each is lovingly made in Michigan, using reclaimed wood from demolished local homes. All are marked with the address of the structure they originally supported. Due to the recycled nature of the wood, the frame you receive will differ slightly from the photo.

Detroit Denim Belt Loop Key Fob

$25.00

Detroit Denim Company makes classic 5-pocket denim jeans from domestically-sourced materials in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. These vegetable-tanned leather key fobs are made by Detroit Denim at their Corktown-Detroit production facility. The leather ages and richens-in-color with use.

Detroit Denim Bi-Fold Wallet

$55.00

Detroit Denim Company makes classic 5-pocket denim jeans from domestically-sourced materials in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. These vegetable-tanned leather wallets are individually-sewn at their Corktown-Detroit production facility. The leather ages and richens-in-color with use.

Detroit Denim Key Fob

$12.00

These vegetable-tanned leather key fobs with nickel silver clasps are cut and riveted by Detroit Denim Company at their Corktown, Detroit production facility. The leather ages and richens in color with use.

Detroit Denim Leather Leash

$65.00$75.00

These vegetable-tanned leather dog leashes are cut and sewn by Detroit Denim Company at their Corktown, Detroit production facility. The leather ages and richens in color with use. The “city leash” is two foot in length and is intended for use when walking dogs in traffic or congested areas.

Detroit Denim Tote

$35.00

These Cone Mill Denim and vegetable tanned leather tote bags are individually sewn at Detroit Denim Company’s Corktown, Detroit production facility. The leather ages and richens in color with use.

Detroit Flag Decal

$2.50

The land where the city of Detroit sits was claimed by the French and the British before it became part of the United States. Detroit’s flag gives a nod to each of the city’s one-time owners.
The center of the flag depicts the seal and motto of our great city – We hope for better things, It will rise from the ashes.
4″ x 2-1/2″. UV coated, waterproof, and suitable for use indoors or out.

Detroit Leather Belt

$125.00

Want a piece of Detroit apparel that will truly set you apart from the rest? We recommend this handmade, hand-studded belt from Warpath Leather Goods. Made in Michigan from select leather hides.

Detroit Mercantile 2.0 T-Shirt

$25.00

The mercantile has always been the emblematic institution of our country’s growth and prosperity. The mercantile was the center of commerce – the place where high-quality products from near and far could be found. If you couldn’t find it at the mercantile, you probably didn’t need. We at the Detroit Mercantile celebrate this timeless establishment and strive to recreate the ambiance and atmosphere – with a modern touch.

Detroit Motto Window Decal

$8.00

Some people display school pride on their rear window, we prefer to show our pride in Detroit. “Speramus Meliora Resurgent Cineribus”, Detroit’s moto penned by Father Gabriel Richard translates to the timeles, “We Hope For Better Things, It Will Rise From The Ashes”.  UV coated, waterproof, and suitable for use indoors or out.  (need size).

Detroit Pillow

$50.00

When is a reproduction an upgrade? When it’s our exclusive, vintage-style Detroit souvenir pillow. Made with USA-milled floursacks they are hand-screened and sewn locally. Includes a USA-made pillow insert with 90% feather and 10% down filling.

Detroit Revealed

$34.99

A photographic documentation of Detroit, its people, and its diverse culture throughout the first decade of the twenty-first century, with of the photographs being taken between 2000 and 2010.

With stunning photographs of the city in its relatively current state, this book is a good look at the city during one of its most challenging periods and definitely worth a closer look.

Detroit Script T-Shirt

$25.00

In the first few decades of the twentieth century, Detroit was home to hundreds of local companies manufacturing automobiles, stoves, tires, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages. Our Detroit script tee is a loving tribute to commercial art and letterhead design of Detroit’s golden era.
100% cotton.
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Also available as a women’s t-shirt.

Detroit Script Women’s 3/4 Sleeve T-Shirt

$30.00

In the first few decades of the twentieth century, Detroit was home to hundreds of local companies manufacturing automobiles, stoves, tires, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages. Our Detroit script tee is a loving tribute to commercial art and letterhead design of Detroit’s golden era.
100% cotton.
Also available as a men’s t-shirt.

Detroit Seal Coffee Mug

$12.50

Sip your coffee from a piece of Detroit history. Our Detroit City Seal black ceramic coffee mug sports the city seal engraving on its front, and the legend of the motto “Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus” (We hope for better days, it will rise from the ashes) on the back.
4.5″ tall x 3.25″ 12 oz.

Detroit Spirit Package

$12.00

Our exclusive Detroit Spirit Gift Package contains an assortment of the Detroit Mercantile’s most loved, exclusive Detroit-themed products. Package includes a Large Letter Detroit Postcard, City of Detroit Flag Sticker, City Seal Sticker, and five pinbacks featuring classic Detroit graphics. Exclusive to the Detroit Mercantile.

Detroit the Beautiful Crewneck Sweatshirt

$45.00

In its heyday, Detroit was recognized for bustling boulevards, soaring architecture and manicured public spaces. In short, it was beautiful. Sure, the city has fallen on some hard times and may be a little rough around the edges, but the foundation is still solid. Belle Isle, Campus Martius, The DIA and Woodward Avenue – all are iconic symbols of a great American city. Together let;s make this Detroit the Beautiful. Which can start by you wearing the t-shirt that celebrates this town.

Detroit the Beautiful Men’s T-Shirt

$25.00

In its heyday, Detroit was recognized for bustling boulevards, soaring architecture and manicured public spaces. In short, it was beautiful. Sure, the city has fallen on some hard times and may be a little rough around the edges, but the foundation is still solid. Belle Isle, Campus Martius, The DIA and Woodward Avenue – all are iconic symbols of a great American city. Together let’s make this Detroit the Beautiful. Which can start by you wearing the t-shirt that celebrates this town.

Detroit the Beautiful Onesie

$20.00

In its heyday, Detroit was recognized for bustling boulevards, soaring architecture  and manicured public spaces. In short, it was beautiful.
Sure, the city has fallen on some hard times and may be a little rough around the edges, but the foundation is still solid. Belle Isle, Campus Martius, The DIA and Woodward Avenue – all are iconic symbols  of a great American city.
Together let’s make this Detroit the Beautiful — which can start by you wearing the t-shirt that celebrates this town.
100% cotton.
Also available as men’s, women’s and youth sizes, a unisex crewneck sweatshirt, and a tote bag.

Detroit The Beautiful Tote Bag

$20.00

In its heyday, Detroit was recognized for bustling boulevards, soaring architecture and manicured public spaces. In short, it was beautiful.

Sure, the city has fallen on some hard times and may be a little rough around the edges, but the foundation is still solid. Belle Isle, Campus Martius, The DIA and Woodward Avenue – all are iconic symbols of a great American city.

Together let;s make this Detroit the Beautiful. Which can start by you sporting the tote bag that celebrates this town.

Detroit the Beautiful Women’s T-Shirt

$25.00

In its heyday, Detroit was recognized for bustling boulevards, soaring architecture and manicured public spaces. In short, it was beautiful. Sure, the city has fallen on some hard times and may be a little rough around the edges, but the foundation is still solid. Belle Isle, Campus Martius, The DIA and Woodward Avenue – all are iconic symbols of a great American city. Together let’s make this Detroit the Beautiful. Which can start by you wearing the t-shirt that celebrates this town.

Detroit the Beautiful Youth T-Shirt

$20.00

In its heyday, Detroit was recognized for bustling boulevards, soaring architecture  and manicured public spaces. In short, it was beautiful.
Sure, the city has fallen on some hard times and may be a little rough around the edges, but the foundation is still solid. Belle Isle, Campus Martius, The DIA and Woodward Avenue – all are iconic symbols  of a great American city.
Together let’s make this Detroit the Beautiful — which can start by you wearing the t-shirt that celebrates this town.
50% cotton / 35% polyester / 15% rayon.
Also available as men’s and women’s sizes, a unisex crewneck sweatshirt, onesies, and a tote bag.

Detroit Times Buy American T-Shirt

$25.00

An evening paper from 1900 until November 1960, The Detroit Times was the fastest growingng paper in the city and rivaled the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press in circulation for a decade before ceasing publication in 1960.
Our t-shirt commemorates a 1933 Detroit Times “Buy American” campaign.
100% cotton.
Also available as a women’s tank top.

Detroit Times Buy American Women’s T-Shirt

$25.00

An evening paper from 1900 until November 1960, The Detroit Times was the fastest growing paper in the city and rivaled the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press in circulation for a decade before ceasing publication in 1960.
Our t-shirt commemorates a 1933 Detroit Times “Buy American” campaign.
100% cotton.

Diego Rivera : The Detroit Industry Murals

$75.00

From 1932-1933 Diego Rivera painted his largest and most complex paintings, and what he considered to be his finest paintings, on the walls of the DIA.  These murals portray the manufacturing process and the man power it took to create to assemble the automobile.

This book is the first time that these iconic murals have been shown in such detail, as well as photos of Rivera at work and historic photos of the Ford Motor Company River Rouge Plant.  If you are interested in these controversial murals, this in-depth book is the book for you.

Eastern Market T-Shirt

$25.00

Every Saturday, as many as 40,000 people flock to Eastern Market for its wide variety of fresh fruits and veggies, as well as fresh-cut flowers and locally made products.  With over 250 vendors the are is transformed into a marketplace every Saturday.

First started in 1841, it continually grew into what it is today, the largest historic public market district in the United States spanning over 43 acres.  So while you’re in the area checking out the market, stop in the Detroit Mercantile Co. and remember the trip with a t-shirt.

Eastern Market Tote Bag

$20.00

Established in 1841, Detroit’s historic Eastern Market is the largest outdoor municipal market in the United States, spanning more than 43 acres. Every Saturday, as many as 45,000 people flock to Eastern Market for its wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, restaurants, galleries and locally made products. With over 250 vendors, the district is transformed into a bustling outdoor marketplace…next time you’re in the area be sure to stop in at the Detroit Mercantile!

Fisher Blacksmithing Garden Tools

$50.00

Built using traditional blacksmithing tools and techniques. The result is an heirloom-quality garden tool that you won’t want to take your hands off of! Hand-forged metal set into a walnut handle makes a set of Fisher Blacksmithing hand-forged garden tools the ideal gift for the discriminating gardener, wedding couple, or anyone (that includes you!) who has an eye for high-quality traditional crafts and a passion for gardening. Tools ship in decorative burlap bag.

Flower Day 2013 Poster

$25.00

Wondering how to keep your plants in good spirits even when you’re not there to talk to them? We have a suggestion: our exclusive 2013 Eastern Market Flower Day poster. This locally designed poster is hand-screened in Michigan on Michigan-milled, French Paper Company paper.

It celebrates Flower Day, the annual Eastern Market event that celebrates spring planting. Limited edition. 18″ x 24″. Ships in a protective tube.

Found Magazine

$5.00

Issue #8 contains hundreds of magical love letters, to-do lists and journals, found on the streets from Los Angeles to Louisiana, Stockholm to Seoul, each one more intriguing, beautiful, and hilarious than the last.

Framed USS Detroit Blueprint

$145.00

Blue print elevation drawing of the USS Detroit CL-8 (one of only two ships at both Pearl Harbor and the Japanese surrender during WWII). Frame handmade in Detroit. 

Half-Pint Beeswax Milk Bottle Candles

$24.00

These candles were made using molds of a vintage half-pint Detroit Creamery milk bottle (left), and a half-pint State Creamery milk bottle (right). Made locally, using 100% Michigan harvested beeswax, the candles have a delightfully light natural honey scent.

Haptic Labs Great Lakes Quilt

$220.00

For those of us who grew up in Michigan, the Great Lakes are a continual source of wonder. Skipping stones on the coast of Lake Superior or picking cherries in the Leelanau Peninsula, the folklore of the Lakes continues to grow with each generation. Each throw-sized quilt is made by hand from 100% natural cotton; the hand-appliqued lakes are made of poly-silk. Measures 52″ x 72″.

Hazen Pingree T-Shirt

$25.00

Hazen S. Pingree was a four-term Republican mayor of Detroit from 1889-1897 and, later, became the 24th Governor of Michigan from 1897-1901.  Though Pingree was a social reformer who battled against corporations and was an early leader of the Progressive Movement, he is mostly commonly known by his nickname, “Potato Patch Pingree.”

Pingree got this nickname during the depression in 1893, during which he began opening empty lots to garden farming. During this time Pingree also expanded public welfare programs, initiated public works for the unemployed, built new schools, parks, and public baths, which is know as the “potato patch plan.”

Kids Stormy Kromer Hats

$34.99

You are never too young to become part of the Stormy Kromer family. Start your little ones our right with this functional and fashionable hat! Stitched with the same last-as-long-as-you-will, six panel-crown-construction as our original Stormy Kromer cap. Produced in Ironwood, MI. 100% Wool.

Leather Head Baseball

$35.00$40.00

These classic Lemon Ball baseballs are inspired by the original lemon peel style baseball from the 1860’s. A versatile ball, Lemon Balls are perfectly suited for many outdoor games including baseball, stick ball, street ball, pepper ball, town ball, vintage baseball and more. They are made from top-quality, Horween leather, and will only improve with use. 8-3/4″ in circumference. Available in two colors: Blue with Orange Waxed Linen Thread and Tan with Red Waxed Linen Thread.

Leather Head Basketball

$200.00

This leather basketball was designed to replicate the original style lace-up basketball that was used in the sport’s formative years. Meticulously researched, each ball is constructed of eight panels sewn together inside out. The ball is inverted, before inserting a bladder. Finally, it is inflated and laced up. It is made from top-quality, American-tanned leather, and it will only improve with use.

Leather Head Football

$120.00

Hand-made using top-quality, American-tanned leather, this classic football will only improve with use.

This Detroit Mercantile exclusive version is finished in the colors of our home team, the Detroit Lions.

Limited Edition Ball 100th Anniversary Purple Mason Jars (6 pack)

$16.50

This year Ball is celebrating its 100th Anniversary and to celebrate they put out a vintage-inspired blue tinted mason jar with a period accurate embossed logo, putting a modern spin on the original Perfect Mason Jar first created in 1913 by the Ball brothers.

These limited edition blue mason jars are a must for any canning enthusiast, collector, or even for a unique twist on a drinking glass made from a mason jar.

Mason Jar Cocktail Shaker

$35.00

The Mason Shaker is a one of a kind cocktail shaker made and produced by W&P Design. The idea came to them from their infatuation with vintage kitchenware and their unconventional talent for creating impromptu drinking tools. A unique addition to any kitchen, it is great for mixing and pouring drinks or enjoying a guzzle straight out of the jar.

Michigan Crest Mason Jar Leather Holdster

$35.00

In search of the perfect drinking vessel? Well search no more!

The Holdster company, based out of Burlington, VT, has created the perfect anytime mug.  Good for any drink hot or cold,  a wide mouth mason with a durable leather sleeve and handle, the Holdster can be taken anywhere.  And if you can’t finish your drink, just reseal the jar and save it for later.

Here at the Detroit Mercantile Co. we have a special Holdster with the Michigan Crest imprinted into the leather sleeve, so you can show your Michigan pride with your morning coffee, in the sun with lemonade, or anywhere you go!

Michigan Crest Men’s T-Shirt

$25.00

The Seal of the State of Michigan is also the coat of arms for the State of Michigan, and can also be found on the flag of Michigan.  The elk and moose on the seal are symbols of Michigan, the bald eagle represents the United States, and the man holding a long gun with a raised hand represents peace and the ability to defend our rights.

The mottos of the state are also featured on the seal in Latin.  E Pluribus Unum means “Out of many, one.” Which appears on the red ribbon.  Tuebor, means “I will defend” which is on the light blue shield. And Si Quæris Peninsulam Amœnam Circumspice, which means,  “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you,” and appears on the white ribbon.

Show your Michigan Pride by sporting the Detroit Mercantile Co.’s Michigan crest t-shirt.

Michigan Crest Women’s T-Shirt

$25.00

The Seal of the State of Michigan is also the coat of arms for the State of Michigan, and can also be found on the flag of Michigan.  The elk and moose on the seal are symbols of Michigan, the bald eagle represents the United States, and the man holding a long gun with a raised hand represents peace and the ability to defend our rights.

The mottos of the state are also featured on the seal in Latin.  E Pluribus Unum means “Out of many, one.” Which appears on the red ribbon.  Tuebor, means “I will defend” which is on the light blue shield. And Si Quæris Peninsulam Amœnam Circumspice, which means,  “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you,” and appears on the white ribbon.

Show your Michigan Pride by sporting the Detroit Mercantile Co.’s Michigan crest t-shirt.

Michigan Map Pillow

$50.00

When is a reproduction an upgrade? When it’s our exclusive Michigan vintage-style souvenir pillow. Made with USA-milled floursacks they are hand-screened and sewn locally. Includes a USA-made pillow insert with 90% feather and 10% down filling.

Michigan Pride Decal

$2.50

Our Michigan Pride decal celebrates the Michigan Week campaigns that began in 1958 and their mascot “Chesty Robin”.
3-1/2″ circle. UV coated, waterproof, and suitable for use indoors or out.

Michigan Spirit Package

$11.00

Our exclusive MIchigan Spirit Gift Package contains an assortment of the Detroit Mercantile’s most loved, exclusive Michigan-themed products. Package includes a Large Letter Michigan Postcard, Michigan Map Sticker, Michigan Pride Sticker, and five pinbacks featuring classic Michigan graphics. Exclusive to the Detroit Mercantile.

Michigan Travel Decal

$2.50

A tribute to classic roadside souvenirs and travel labels of the mid 20th century. Detroit Mercantile Co. exclusive. Hand screened in Michigan.
4-1/8″ x 3″. UV coated, waterproof, and suitable for use indoors or out.

Michigan Week T-Shirt

$25.00

1954 saw the first “Michigan Week”, celebrated each May, when we pay tribute to everything that makes this state great. Promoters used the state bird, the robin, as a mascot for the week when all Michiganders reflect on our common home. No matter where you are from in the Great Lake State – Detroit to Glen Arbor, Ironwood to Alpena – we all have something to be proud of. So put on this shirt, raise your palm and let everyone know where you’re from.

Midtown Baseball Jersey

$30.00

The third installment in our Detroit neighborhood series, Our Midtown 3/4 sleeve shirt celebrates a vibrant area of our city that is home to the Cass Corridor, Medical Center, Brush Park, and Wayne State University campus and is one of the fastest growing districts in the city.
100% cotton.

Old English D Candle

$7.50$16.50

With 100 regional hives, Green Toe Gardens is in the forefront of a movement to bring honeybees to every neighborhood in metro Detroit. Their candle wicks are 100% cotton and their wax is 100% Michigan harvested. Available in two sizes: Small: 2-1/2″ and Large: 3-3/4″

Over Rocks Whiskey Stones

$18.00

How does one cool a glass of fine whiskey without diluting it? With Michigan-made Over Rocks Whiskey Stones of course. Made from native soapstone, which (despite its sudsy-sounding name) cools the beverage without affecting its composition or taste in any way. A set of six stones come in a drawstring gift bag.

Reproduction 1904 Detroit Map

$35.00

Give any room a touch of Detroit history with our exclusive “Detroit and Environs” circa 1904 wall map. Features many fascinating details including period borders and landmarks, plus an early illustration of Belle Isle. Printed on archival quality Michigan milled paper. 36″ x 24″. Ships in a protective tube.

Reproduction 1923 Corktown Map

$35.00

This Detroit Mercantile exclusive Corktown map (circa 1923) is perfect for any fan of regional history, Detroit Tigers baseball, Corktown, or Detroit. It features an amazingly detailed representation of early 20th century Corktown, including landmarks such as Navin Field (later Tiger Stadium), Carhartt’s Detroit factory, the Western Market, and Michigan Central Station. Designed and offset printed in Michigan. 36″ x 24″. Ships in a protective tube.

Reproduction Postcards

$10.00

Reproductions of vintage postcards, you will receive a selection of twelve Detroit- and Michigan-themed postcards. Let us choose for you.
Offset printed on linen-textured paper.   3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″

 

Sharkey vs. Charles Poster

$25.00

Our faithful reproduction of a vintage boxing promotional poster. In its heyday, Detroit was a major stop on the boxing circuit. Give your walls a touch of the “sweet science” with this historic piece. 24″x 30″, ships in a protective tube.

Slim Sterling Silver Zippo Lighter

$228.00

Own a rare and elegant piece of iconic American design. This sterling silver-plated slim Zippo is perfect for elegant occasions, as a special gift, or for everyday use. Gift boxed. Lifetime guarantee from Zippo Manufacturing. Made in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

State of Michigan Flag

$65.00

Michigan’s flag was adopted with a simple phrase, “The State Flag shall be blue charged with the arms of the state.” The state flag — Michigan’s third since becoming a state in 1837 — features the coat of arms showing an eagle holding an olive branch and arrows. An elk and a moose support a shield displaying a man standing on a grassy peninsula. The following mottos appear on the coat of arms: E Pluribus Unum (From Many, One), Tuebor (I Will Defend) and Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice (If you Seek a Pleasant Peninsula, Look About You).
3′ x 5′ Nylon.

Stormy Kromer Benchwarmer Series – Blue and Silver

$49.99

The Stormy Kromer Benchwarmer Series, cheer for your favorite sports team while staying warm and fashionable! Stitched with the same last-as-long-as-you-will, six panel-crown-construction as our original Stormy Kromer cap. That means it’ll fit forever, which is about how long it’ll be in style. Produced in Ironwood, MI. 100% Wool.

Stormy Kromer Benchwarmer Series – Green and White

$49.99

The Stormy Kromer Benchwarmer Series, cheer for your favorite sports team while staying warm and fashionable! Stitched with the same last-as-long-as-you-will, six panel-crown-construction as our original Stormy Kromer cap. That means it’ll fit forever, which is about how long it’ll be in style. Produced in Ironwood, MI. 100% Wool.

Stormy Kromer Benchwarmer Series – Maize and Blue

$49.99

The Stormy Kromer Benchwarmer Series, cheer for your favorite sports team while staying warm and fashionable! Stitched with the same last-as-long-as-you-will, six panel-crown-construction as our original Stormy Kromer cap. That means it’ll fit forever, which is about how long it’ll be in style. Produced in Ironwood, MI. 100% Wool.

Stormy Kromer Brimless Petal Pushers

$39.99

The Stormy Kromer Brimless Petal-Pusher, It sure is pretty, but it’s stitched with the same last-as-long-as-you-will, six panel-crown-construction as our original Stormy Kromer cap. That means it’ll fit forever, which is about how long it’ll be in style. Produced in Ironwood, MI. 100% Wool.

Stormy Kromer Original Wool Hat

$44.99

The Stormy Kromer company was formed by semi-pro baseball play and railroad engineer, George “Stormy” Kromer and his seamstress wife, Ida when Stormy would continually lose his baseball caps when sticking his head out of the window of the moving train.  The solution was to put an adjustable band around the hat that he could pull down and would keep the hat fastened to his head, no matter how intense the weather.

This six-panel, hand-stitched beauty is built for long-lasting comfort, and for more than 100 years, it’s been an icon of the great American outdoors. If you encounter brutal winds, or just want a cool new hat, the Stormy Kromer Original Hat is a great way to keep your head warm in the winter.

Stormy Kromer Petal Pushers

$44.99

The Stormy Kromer Petal-Pusher, It sure is pretty, but it’s stitched with the same last-as-long-as-you-will, six panel-crown-construction as our original Stormy Kromer cap. That means it’ll fit forever, which is about how long it’ll be in style. Produced in Ironwood, MI.

100% Wool.

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Learn more about the legend of George “Stormy” Kromer here.

Stormy Kromer Waxed Cotton Hat

$44.99

The Stormy Kromer company was formed by semi-pro baseball play and railroad engineer, George “Stormy” Kromer and his seamstress wife, Ida when Stormy would continually lose his baseball caps when sticking his head out of the window of the moving train.  The solution was to put an adjustable band around the hat that he could pull down and would keep the hat fastened to his head, no matter how intense the weather.

If you encounter brutal winds, or just want a cool new hat, the Stormy Kromer Waxed Cotton Hat is a great, weather-resistant choice.

The Buildings of Detroit : A History

$99.00

Simply put, “”The Buildings of Detroit: A History”” is the definitive book of Detroit’s architectural history.

This meticulously researched reference volume is perfect for the architecture enthusiast, or anyone looking to expand their knowledge on the city.

The Guardian Building : Cathedral of Finance

$50.00

Once known as the Union Trust Building, the Guardian Building was erected in the midst of Detroit’s greatest building boom and became the most recognizable and innovative structure of that time.

Discover all the extravagant details of the Guardian Building up close, from its multi-colored ceiling tiles in the lobby, to the expressive Gothic-inspired elements on the exterior, this book is the closest you can get without being there.

Trout License T-Shirt

$25.00

Michigan is nationally known as a fly fishing mecca for trout and is blessed with roughly 20,000 miles of cold, quality trout waters –many of which have wild, sustaining trout populations. This Detroit Mercantile Company exclusive Trout Fishing License T-Shirt is in a shade of hip-wader green, intended to compliment your fly-fishing gear.

Turbo Flyer

$15.00

The Tait Turbo Flyer is a premium version of the planes that were once for sale at every corner store during summer months. Built of heavier balsa wood, packed in a die-cut cardboard storage case, available in 4 high-performance colors, and assembled by hand in Michigan.
12″ wingspan.

Ty & Hank & Bird & Gibby Men’s T-Shirt

$25.00

Prepare to root-root-root For Detroit’s home team with a t-shirt sporting the names of four iconic Tiger ballplayers (Ty Cobb, Hank Greenberg, Mark “The Bird” Fidrych, and Kirk Gibson). Cheer on the Tigers of today with help from the great Tigers of yesteryear. Ty Cobb, Hank Greenberg, Mark “The Bird” Fydrich, and Kirk Gibson – four Detroit Tigers that epitomize the storied history of this American League powerhouse. Available at The Detroit Mercantile Co.

Ty & Hank & Bird & Gibby Women’s T-Shirt

$25.00

Prepare to root-root-root For Detroit’s home team with a t-shirt sporting the names of four iconic Tiger ballplayers (Ty Cobb, Hank Greenberg, Mark “The Bird” Fidrych, and Kirk Gibson). Cheer on the Tigers of today with help from the great Tigers of yesteryear.

Uncle Goose ABC Wood Blocks

$34.00

A classic tool for teaching children everything from reading to sorting, alphabet blocks have been a staple in homes for many decades. These classic Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks are made with care from sustainable Michigan basswood. Blocks are embossed and printed with colorful non-toxic inks. Set consists of 28 blocks with four full alphabets, numbers, math symbols, and animals. Available in Classic ABC and Lowercase ABC. Made in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Uncle Goose Nursery Rhyme Block Set

$13.50$37.00

No batteries, no touch screen, no usb ports. These Uncle Goose Nursery Rhyme blocks are just plain cool. Fashioned from 100% sustainable Michigan basswood. Designed and made in Grand Rapids, MI. Available in 9 or 27 block sets.

Uncle Goose Presidential Blocks

$98.00

Ever have trouble remembering all 44 of the United States. Presidents? The set of Presidential Blocks is the perfect learning tool for studying presidential history or even as a great display piece in your home. Each block is dedicated to one president and includes facts about them, such as which order they held office. When all of the blocks are assembled in the correct order, they form the U.S. flag. Made in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Venison Poster

$25.00

This Detroit Mercantile exclusive venison poster is perfect for any carnivore’s kitchen, pantry, trophy room, den, or man cave. Based on art originally created for a Michigan State University community service program book. Printed in Michigan on Michigan-milled, French Paper Company paper. 18″ x 24″. Ships in a protective tube.

Vintage Look Zippo Lighter

$27.50

Take it old school with this USA-made Zippo lighter. Inspired by highly-collectible antique Zippo lighters, this model is likely to become a classic in its own right. Gift boxed. Available in silver or brushed gold. Lifetime guarantee from Zippo Manufacturing. Made in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Vintage Railroad Keychains

$75.00

These one-of-a-kind keychains are made by artisan blacksmiths and incorporate actual antique railroad keys. Let us choose one for you. Made in Detroit exclusively for the Detroit Mercantile.