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#SIGN223 - Cardboard White House Melons Sign
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage thin cardboard 14" tall colorful sign that pictures the White House and says "White House Melons Brand" "Sweet and Mellow California melons" "Kavanagh Distributing Los Angeles, California". Circa 1940s. Excellent unused condition.
$5.00



#ZLC459 - Very Rare Strength Sunkist Orange Crate Label - Elephant
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 11" wide Strength Oranges crate label. Features a very large detailed elephant image. Has a copyright date on it of 1937. Circa 1940. These are rare and desirable. Just a killer label. Marked "Sunkist" "Santa Paula Orange Assn." "Santa Paula, Ventura Co., California". 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. Unused condition. They do have very small minor paper creases or imperfections along the edge as you can see on the lower right of the larger image. The few that were found were all like this as far as I know.
$6.00



#DC210 - T. F. Kilbride Pasteurized MIlk  Bottle Cap - Tuberculosis Related
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 42mm (1.7") diameter cap from around the 1940s from the "T. F. Kilbride Dairy" in Walden, MA. Pictures a cow head and says "Tuberculin Tested Cows". Excellent unused condition. 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.
$0.25



#DC212 - Scarce Ferguson Farm Dairy Homogenized Milk Bottle Cap
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 42mm (1.7") diameter cap from around the 1940s from the "Ferguson Farm" dairy in Ferguson, MO. They are in excellent unused condition. 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.
$0.15



#ZLW172 - Uncommon Old Anvil Brand Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Bottle Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 5" tall Old Anvil Brand label says "Old Anvil Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey" "General Distillers Corporation of Kentucky" "Louisville, KY.". Pictures an old anvil with tools hanging on the side. 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.
$0.50



#CS434 - Group of 4 Pounda Coffee Coffee Bags
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 4 for $2 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage 9 3/4" tall coffee bag marked "Pounda Coffee" "Janney Coffee Co. Fredericksburg, Virginia". Circa 1940s. 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.
$2.00



#ZLW173 - Uncommon Preferred Stock Brand Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Bottle Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 3 1/2" wide Preferred Stock Brand label says "Preferred Stock Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey" "Finest Bourbon" "Meadow Springs Distillery Co." "Meadowlawn, Kentucky". Pictures a barrel of bourbon. 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



#ZBOT214 - Scotch Orange Marmalade Jar Label
Click the image to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 3 1/2" wide Scotch Orange Marmalade jar label. Says "Scotch Orange Marmalade Scott of Scotland Carluke, Scotland". Bright colorful shiny label. Circa 1940s. Unused old stock in excellent condition.  
$0.25



#ZLSG103 - Exclusive Grape Crate Label
Click the picture to show a larger more detailed image. Vintage 13 1/2" wide grape crate label pictures a lion, crown, and shield. Circa 1940s. They are marked "Exclusive Malagas" "Gregg and Smith" "Reedley California". 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



#DC211 - Lobaugh's Pasteurized MIlk Bottle Cap
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 42mm (1.7") diameter cap from around the 1940s from the "Lobaugh's Country Maid" dairy in Callensburg, PA. These have rust marks around the staples and elsewhere. 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.
$0.08



#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



#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



#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

 
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