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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.

Aminimal Necklace

$40.00$50.00

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.

 

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.

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.

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″

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 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 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 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 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.

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″.

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.

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.

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.

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″

 

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 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.

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.

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.

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.