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#CS398 - Group of Two Full Bottles of Drew Pure Lemon Extract in Original Boxes
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image that shows both the box and the bottle contained in it. You get 2 full bottles in original boxes for $4 - That's $2 each. Vintage 4" tall cardboard package contains a deco style bottle that still has the Lemon Extract in it with a tin lid that has really nice patina. Says "Drew Absolutely Pure Extract Lemon" "Prepared by Drew Corporation Bklyn, N.Y." These were found at the Janney-Marshall Company warehouse in Fredericksburg, VA in unopened cases. They look to be from the 1920s. The boxes are a patriotic red, white, and blue and likely from right after WWI. It is very difficult to find this kind of stuff in this condition anymore at any price, but here they are. We acquired them from the estate of Zane Shaffer who was one the largest long time dealers in country store items on the East Coast. Excellent unused condition. NO FOREIGN ORDERS as these are heavy.
$4.00



#CC354 - Scarce 1946 Coca Cola Check from the DeRidder LA Plant
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 8 1/4" wide 1946 (dated) Coca Cola checks from the plant in DeRidder, Louisiana. These are used checks in typical condition. These are scarce.
$1.50



#ZZZ175  - Van Camp's Pork and Beans Brochure Featuring Mrs. Josephine Culbertson
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 7 3/8" tall fold out brochure pictures Mrs. Josephine Culbertson on the front. She was considered a bridge (card game) authority back in the day. Inside are recipes for Pork and Beans including info about how to decorate your bridge table. These are from the 1940s and are in nice shape with a little mionor age mark here and there. We acquired them from the estate of Zane Shaffer who was one of the largest country store dealers on the East Coast. Excellent unused condition.
$1.50



#ZLC442 - Tree Top Sunkist Orange Crate Label - Twin Sequoia Tree
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 11" wide Tree Top Sunkist Orange crate label. Pictures a Sequoia tree and a Sunkist orange and says "Tree Top" "Twin Sequoia Tree" "Sequoia Citrus Association Lemon Cove Tulare Co., Calif.". These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#ZLSG091 - American Pride Brand Grape Crate Label - WWII Era
Click the picture to show a larger more detailed image. Vintage 13" wide grape crate label pictures an American Eagle in an emblem, and says "American Pride Emperor Grapes" "American Fruit Growers Inc. Lost Angeles, California". These are patriotic WWII (1940 - 1945) era. These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$1.00



#BEADS0844 - Strand of 48 Cherry Brand 9-10mm Transparent Amethyst Baroque Glass Beads
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 48 Beads for $3 (6¢ each). Vintage temporary strand of fancy Cherry Brand Japanese Baroque beads. They are 9-10mm diameter and are a beautiful amethyst transparent glass. The glass is very beautiful with dimples (they called it Baroque on the master case). These were made by hand using old techniques. The crude shapes and unusual dimpling really enhance the look. These are 1940s Cherry Brand (company only existed from 1946 - 1951). Cherry Brand was considered the highest quality Japanese bead maker. This is a find we made from a dealer in New York who originally purchased them in the 1940s. These are very hard to find, very nice, and have never seen the light of day. Dust them off, and they are mint. Some strands still have the Made in Japan tags.
$3.00



#BEADS0845 - Strand of 50+ Cherry Brand 10mm Transparent Shiny Glass Beads
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 50+ Beads for $3 (6¢ each). Vintage temporary strand of fancy Cherry Brand Japanese beads. They are 10mm diameter and are made from transparent glass. The glass is very beautiful with a shiny coating. These are older than Aurora Borealis, so I'm not sure what they used to produce this look. These were made by hand using old techniques. These are 1940s Cherry Brand (company only existed from 1946 - 1951). Cherry Brand was considered the highest quality Japanese bead maker. This is find we made from a dealer in New York who originally purchased them in the 1940s. These are in never seen the light of day condition. Dust them off, and they are mint. Many have tags that say "Made in Japan".
$3.00



#DC198 - Garrison Dairy Raw Milk Bottle Cap
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 42mm diameter deco looking cap from around 1940 from the Garrison Dairy that was in Cynthiana, Indiana (marked as such). These came from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist, who had one of the best milk bottle cap collections in the country. Excellent unused condition.
$0.12



#ZLC444 - Vesper Sunkist Lemon Crate Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 12 1/2" wide Vesper Sunkist Lemon crate label. Pictures people headed into a church for evening prayers (vespers), and says "Vesper Brand Lemons Sunkist" "Tulare County Lemon & Grapefruit Assn. Porterville, California". Circa 1940. These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#ZLCA282 - Group of 7 of our Best Sardine Can Labels
Click the picture to see a much larger more detailed image. You get 7 for $3. Vintage 4" tall/wide sardine can labels from the 1930/40s. These are the best sardine labels around. Bright colorful images. The Mermaid label alone retails in the $5 range. Excellent unused condition. We have found these in several different places over the years, and finally got around to making sets.
$3.00



#ZLC441 - A-Plus Brand Pears Crate Label - Pinup
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 10" wide A-Plus Pears crate label. Pictures a pretty girl and a Wenoka Indian on an arrowhead. Circa 1940s. Says "A-Plus Brand Wenoka Pears" "Lake Entiat Growers, Inc. Entiat, Washington". These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$2.00



#ZLSG093 - Fremont Emperor Grapes Crate Label
Click the picture to show a larger more detailed image. Vintage 13 1/8" wide grape crate label pictures the outline of the famous explorer and politician John Fremont, and says "Fremont Emperor Grapes" "W. F. Cosart Packing Exeter, California". Circa 1940s. These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$0.35



#BEADS0843 - Beads from Loose Strand of 55+ Cherry Brand 10mm Rusty Ruby Colored Glass Beads
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 50+ Beads for $3.50 (7¢ each). Vintage beads from broken temporary strands of fancy Cherry Brand Japanese beads. They are 10mm diameter and are a beautiful rusty ruby colored translucent glass. These were made by hand using old techniques. These are 1940s Cherry Brand (company only existed from 1946 - 1951). Cherry Brand was considered the highest quality Japanese bead maker. This is a find we made from a dealer in New York who originally purchased them in the 1940s. They are hard to find, very nice, and have never seen the light of day. Dust them off, and they are mint. Some still have the "Cherry Brand" sticker with them.
$3.50



#BEADS0849 - Very High Domed Jade Matrix Glass Cabochon - Cherry Brand Japan
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 15mm wide cabochon. Flat back with a very high dome. They rise up over a half inch. Colorful jade and white matrix colors. These were in Cherry Brand (Japan) packaging which is very high quality. The company only existed from 1946 - 1951, so they are from that time period. Unused perfect condition from original packing. We found these in the remote storage area of an old warehouse up in the northeast.
$0.25



#ZLS232 - Perry Cola Soda Bottle Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 3 7/8" wide Perry Cola soda bottle label. Says "Perry Cola" "Decidedly Better" "Rochelle Club Beverage Corp. Mt. Vernon, N. Y.". These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$0.25



#ZLW161 - Hillside Rye Whiskey Bottle Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 2 3/4" tall liquor label says "Hillside Rye Whiskey" "American Liquor Company" "Boston, Mass.". Image of a house on a hillside. Circa 1940. These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$0.25



#MS310 - Group of 2 Packages of WWII Era Polaroid Goggle Aviation Lenses in Original Packages
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 2 full packages for $5.00 (that's $2.50 each). Vintage 8" wide envelope contains WWII era polarizing goggle lenses for aviators. Pack gives detailed instructions and is illustrated on the reverse. Master cases are marked M1944 dating them to 1944. Excellent unused condition.
$5.00



#ZLC449 - Airship Brand Sunkist Orange Crate Label - WWII Bomber
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 11" wide Airship Brand Sunkist Orange crate label. Fantastic large picture of a WWII bomber plane. Says "Airship Brand" "Fillmore  Citrus Association Ventura Co., California". 1940s. These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. If you turn these at an angle you can see a very minor light crease or two. All that were ever found have this. Excellent unused condition.
$5.00



#CS419 - Full Box of Speas Pen-Jel
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage colorful 3" tall full box of Speas Pen-Jel. Says "Makes the Jelly Jell". "Pen-Jel Corp. Kansas City, MO". Nice period graphics on the front. Patent date on bottom says "January 3, 1928". These are circa that time period. Sides tell how to use it to make homemade jam, jelly, and marmalade. We acquired these from the estate of Zane Shaffer who was one of the largest country store dealers on the East Coast. Never opened condition. They show some minor typical paper aging.
$4.00



#DC202 - Group of 50 Different Milk Bottle Caps from a Collection - Many Super Rare - Different from our Regular Set
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage milk caps of varying size and types. Most are from the 1920s-1950s. These were in a big box that was in the Secrist collection. Most are different from the ones in the catalog or our other set of 50. We simply counted out 50 from the box and packaged them. No two groups are alike. There may be a duplicate here or there, but not many. The ones in the picture are typical. Many of these are rare or scarce. We got them from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist, who had one of the best milk bottle cap collections in the country.
$7.50



#TM101 - Full Unused Pack Front Cover Striker WWII Era Fort Bragg Army Special Services Matches
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Both sides pictured. Vintage unused pack of front cover striker WWII Era Fort Bragg Army Special Services Matches. Says "Recreation-Entertainment Morale" on the top. Special Services is the entertainment branch of the military that was formed in 1942 to entertain the troops. Perfect unused condition.
$1.50



#ZZCE086 - The Western Pacific Railroad Company 4 1/2% Mortgage Bond Certificate
Click the picture to see a large version of the entire image in detail. Vintage 14 1/4" tall when unfolded. Says "The Western Pacific Railroad Company General Mortgage 4 1/2% Income Bond". Dated in the mid 1940s. Used bond certificate in above average condition.
$2.50



#SP077 - Iroquois Beer Menu Sheet - Indians
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 10 1/2" tall Iroquois Indian Head Beer and Ale menu sheet. Pictures Indians serving food with Iroquois beer. Says "...And to add Tand and Zest to any meal - a glass of Iroquois". Menu sheets were marked with the specials of the day and posted at restaurant tables back in the day. These are from around 1950 and in excellent unused condition. These are super nice.
$1.00



#ZLC450 - Teen-Age Brand Western Vegetables Crate Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage larger 9" tall Teen-Age Brand Western Vegetables crate label. Colorful image of three teen girls in a row. 1940s. These came from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business and we are very grateful to her. Excellent unused condition.
$1.50

 
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