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#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



#ZLB042 - Indian Chief Stock Broom Label
Vintage 4 1/4" tall Indian Chief broom label. Nice colorful image of an Indian Chief in full headdress. These are what are called stock labels. They are labels that a printer held for broom companies to print their info on. Marked "Louis Roesch Co. San Francisco" (printer) in fine print at the bottom. Circa 1940s. These wrapped around a broom handle. Broom companies had a tough time in the 1930s and 40s when vacuum cleaners were mass produced and no longer an expensive luxury item. A lot of broom companies went out of business and the labels turn up in the old buildings occasionally. We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out. Excellent unused condition.
$0.35



#ZLSG082 - Scarce Dunkel Grape Crate Label - Eagle on Flag
Click the picture to show a larger more detailed image. Scarce label. Vintage 13" wide label pictures an eagle perched on an American flag. These are circa the 1940s, and say "Dunkel Brand Muscats" "H. Dunkel Sanger, California". Unused old factory stock in excellent condition. We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out. Excellent unused condition.
$1.00



#BC144 - Group of 10 Cork Lined R-Pep Soda Bottle Caps
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 10 for $2 (that's 20¢ each). Vintage rare cork lined R-Ped Soda bottle cap. Scarce one. These were found at the Clem Bottling Company plant building in dry storage In Malvern, Arkansas. Marked "R-Pep At 10 Refresh" "At 3 Re-Pep" "At 5 Repeat". Circa 1940s or older. If you look in soda labels, you will find that we have some of the labels that went with this cap too. Old stock in unused condition. The silver areas of the cap show some tin patina.
$2.00



#BEADSC0082 - Copper Bell Charm - Flat Bell
Vintage 3/8" tall copper coated steel bell charm. These are flat on the back side. These are old store stock from the late 1940s in unused condition. The copper has a nice patina. Steel charms with copper plating were mostly made right after WWII when the price of these metals was very cheap. The price escalated rapidly between 1946 and 1950 and almost all of the charm makers went over to plastic. These are U.S. made and were bought from the original maker many many years ago.
$0.15



#CC279 - 1940s Coca Cola Route Receipt from the Keystone Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Vintage 6 1/4" tall late 1940s route receipt from the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Logo says "Keystone Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Inc. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania". These are old receipts that were still hanging around the plant. They were used and show who the order was sold to and how many cases of Coke and Soda Water they bought minus empty bottles and cases they returned. They are in very good shape.  Most will have a couple of tiny staple pinholes. Coca Cola route receipts are becoming widely collected as Coke checks have gotten scarcer and more expensive.  You can still assemble a nice collection of receipts from many different plants for a very reasonable price.
$0.25



#CC281 - Bottle Logo 1940 Coca Cola Route Receipt from the Wilkes-Barre Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Vintage 6 1/4" tall late route receipt from the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. These are all dated 1940 and have the Wilkes-Barre logo with a bottle pictured (the name of this plant changed to Keystone later in the 1940s). Says "Wilkes-Barre Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania". These are old receipts that were still hanging around the plant. They were used and show who the order was sold to and how many cases of Coke and Soda Water they bought minus empty bottles and cases they returned. They are in very good shape.  Most will have a couple of tiny staple pinholes. Coca Cola route receipts are becoming widely collected as Coke checks have gotten scarcer and more expensive.  You can still assemble a nice collection of receipts from many different plants for a very reasonable price.
$0.40



#CH326-14 - Gene Autry Loaded Pistols Poster/Broadside
Vintage 13" tall paper movie poster/broadside from the 1948 movie "Loaded Pistols" starring Gene Autry and "World's Wonder Horse Champion". Please click the picture to see a more detailed image. Back in the day, when a new movie was going to play at the local theatre, there would be a guy who would run around town tacking these things on bulletin boards, telephone poles, fence posts, or anyplace else where they might be seen. Because most were outdoors, few have survived. Some will have small edge tears or roughness, but this is true of all paper movie broadsides, and they can easily be trimmed for framing. Although, a few small imperfections kind of adds to the look with these. Colors vary. We got them from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist. He found them in the storage area of an old theatre up in Northeast Ohio.
$10.00



#CS023 - Group of 4 Charm Coffee Bags
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You will get 4 for $2 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage 7 1/2" tall coffee bag with a smiling chef. Says "coffee as you like it". This brand was used by hotels and restaurants in the 1940s. These are unused old stock bags from the Charm Coffee Corp. warehouse in New York, NY.
$2.00



#DC150 - Dunmyer's Dairy Whole Pasteurized Milk Bottle Cap - Lindsey, OH
Vintage 42mm Dunmyer's Dairy Whole Pasteurized Milk bottle cap. Circa 1940s. Dairy was in Lindsey, OH and the cap is marked as such. Red, white, and blue patriotic WWII era colors. Unused condition.
$0.12



#MS295 - Group of 5 Goldbloom Coffee Bags
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 5 for just $1.50 (that's about 30¢ each). Vintage 71/2" thick paper coffee bag. Says "Goldbloom Special Restaurant Coffee M Livingston & Co Paducah, Kentucky". They are from around the 1940s.  Old factory stock. Some very minor rippling.
$1.50



#ZLC084 - Cambria Orange Crate Label
Vintage 11" wide Cambria orange crate label. An eagle and torches pictured. Circa 1940s. We got these from a long time dealer who put them away many years ago and is retiring. Unused old stock from the Placentia Mutual Orange Ass'n in Placentia, CA. Printers mark is Western Litho.
$1.50



#ZLC122 - Royal Knight Sunkist Orange Crate Label
Vintage 11" wide Royal Knight Sunkist orange crate label. Incredible art work pictures a knight and castle. Very brightly colored. Circa 1940s. Unused factory stock from the Redlands Co-op Fruit Assn. in Redlands, CA. Got these from a long time dealer who is retiring.
$2.50



#ZLC170 - Chazy Orchards Apple Crate Label
Vintage 10 1/2" wide circa 1940s Chazy Orchards crate label. Nice picture of a apple that has countries on it. Unused old stock found at the Chazy Orchards packers in Chazy, NY. The Chazy Orchard was the largest Mcintosh apple orchard in the world. Great condition.
$1.50



#ZLC208 - U Like Um Apples Crate Label
Vintage 10 1/2" U Like Um Apples crate label with stylized Indian with a bow and deer. It has a logo in the middle that says U.S.A. and pictures a plane, warship, and American Eagle dating it to the WWII period in the early 1940s. Unused old stock from the Cashmere Vally Growers Inc. in Cashmere, WA.
$2.50



#ZLC291 - Nuchief Okanogan Brand Apples Crate Label
Vintage 10 1/4” wide Nuchief Okanogan Apples crate label. Colorful image of an Indian carrying and apple and tomahawk. They were found at the cooperative growers of Okanogan, WA., and from around the 1940s. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#ZLCA*052 - Rosa Del Rancho Selected Vegetables Crate Label
Vintage 7" wide Rosa Del Rancho Vegetables crate label. Picture of the ranch and a rose. Went on a small wooden crate. Colorful and nice unused condition. From Western Vegetable Distributors in Denver, CO. Circa 1940s.
$0.75



#ZLCA258 - Idyl Brand Tomato Puree Can Label
Click on the image to see the complete label. Vintage 9" wide Idyl Brand Tomato Puree can label. Pictures a robed woman blowing a horn and holding a laurel wreath. Circa 1940s. From H. Schmidt's Sons in Covington, Kentucky. Unused old stock in excellent unused condition.
$0.35



#ZLSG064 - Spitz Brand Grape Crate Label
Click the picture to show a larger version of the image. Vintage 13" wide Spitz Brand Emperor Grape crate label. These are from around the 1940s and picture a Spitz Dog. Marked "Hahn & LIvingston Exeter, Calif." Unused old stock in excellent condition. We got these from the estate of friend and well known dealer, Bob Secrist.
$1.00



#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



#ZLSH011 - Group of 12 San Marcos Sunkist Lemon Crate Labels
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $6 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage 12 1/2" wide San Marcos Lemon crate label. Pictures an old farm with lemon trees and mountains in the background. Has the Sunkist mark. From Goleta Lemon Association in Goleta, CA. Nice unused condition. Circa 1940s.
$6.00



#ZLSH018 - Group of 12 Top Card Suisun Bartletts Pear Crate Label - Ace of Spades
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $9 (that's 75¢ each). Vintage 11" wide pear crate label with a large image of the Ace of Spades. This is the older 1940s version. Deep and pretty colors. They are from the Lambert Co. in Sacramento, California and are marked as such. We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out. Excellent unused condition.
$9.00



#ZLT034 - Escort Pipe/Cigarette Tobacco Box Label
Vintage 8 1/4" wide (click picture to see an enlarged image) tobacco label that went on a box. They say "Escort" "Your Constant Companion" "Mellow and Cool Cut for Pipe and Cigarette". They are unused old factory stock that was found at the Weisert Tobacco building in St. Lous, Missouri many years ago. Excellent condition. Rare label with a suggestive name. These are from the 1940s (WWII era) when metal rationing forced the tobacco companies to use cardboard boxes.
$1.00



#BEADS0593 - Large 28mm Black and Gold Glass Intaglio Featuring a Harness Race - As low as $1 each
Vintage 28mm (1.1") wide intaglio. The gold backed glass with reverse painted incised black color give these a 3D image. Flat back. This is the older German (Not West German) type. They were imported by Ginsburg in New York sometime between 1946 and 1948. Perfect condition. They picture a man with a whip seated in a harness racer and the horse. There is also a flag showing they are just crossing the finish line. Very few of these have ever been found in perfect condition, but here they are. The depth effect in the picture is excellent. We found these at one of our favorite haunts up in the northeast.
 
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