Wood advertising box, Red Dog Valencias fruit shipping crate, 12” by 11 ½”, 26” tall /long, solid, sturdy nail construction, with center wood divider, suitable as a shelf, printed advertising “California Fruit Growers Exchange, Grown in USA” on two sides, and 11” by 10” lithograph label on one end. Maynes & Ward were family owned businesses (hardware and grocery) in Woodstock Vermont. In the 1920’s they formed a partnership with the Woodstock Fruit Co. Printed on the side is “Maynes & Ward Woodstock Vermont”. For its age the label is in reality good condition. Printed in the in the lower right corner in blue is The Villa Park Orchards Assn Inc. This growers group was formed for the purpose of harvesting, packing and marketing oranges. In the 1930’s Villa Park introduced the Red Dog brand, the fruit label features a red English bulldog face, with a black nose and black detailing to indicate the folds of the skin, with white spots in the eyes. The Red Dog name on the label is bold lettering. The story goes the bulldog portrayed on the Red Dog label belonged to one of the association’s growers in the 1930s. See photos they are part of the description. While there are many reproductions of bull dog labels out there, this is an original label on this wood box.
At Drury House Antiques we are offering over 500 Original Advertising Tins & Signs, Over 100 Advertising Signs,150 Tobacco Tins, 25 Cigar tins and Boxes, 32 Coffee tins & Tea Tins & 30 Wood Advertising Boxes, Advertising Clocks and Hand Held Advertising Fans Listed for sale. The VALUE in advertising items is CONDITION, CONDITION, CONDITION. We only sell pristine, original, excellent quality advertising items priced well below the book and wholesale price. We always try to find you the best shipping rate. I do not try to make money on shipping like most other are doing. We can combine insured shipping when possible to save you even more money. If you see other items to purchase I will try to pack them inside the wood Box and email you the combined Insured shipping charge.
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Red Dog Wood Advertising Box Fruit Shipping Crate
$75 $150 SALE