While people are usually worried about putting money in their pants pockets, what about putting your pants into money?
“It was a good product while it lasted,” said Jerry Rudd.
Rudd is the general manager of global sourcing for Crane. Headquartered in Dalton, Mass., the paper manufacturer has been the sole supplier of U.S. currency paper since 1879. Rudd explains how a trademark of American fashion was also part of another American cornerstone, our money.
Doug Crane holds the frame containing two $2 bills given to him by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing as a celebration of his departure from the company. The bills' serial numbers correspond with his birthday.