The paper items offered here are from the early part of the
Twentieth Century. Some of the labels are from products that were
distributed to the general public. These depict African-Americans
in stereotypical characters from that era. Others are from personal
products (hair care, perfume, etc.) that were manufactured for
and marketed to African-Americans. These typically feature light-skinned,
glamourous characters. We offer these items for the historical
significance that they represent.
This is a net price sale of early Twentieth Century African-American
paper memorabilia. Lots are sold on a first-come, first-served
basis. We urge our customers to contact us to reserve lots before
sending payment. PLEASE READ THE RULES about ordering before placing
your order. Click HERE.
This is an eight-sided yellow label, scanned on a black background. This label was once used on orange crates by A.S. Herlong Packing Company, Leesburg, Florida. Size: 215mm wide by 86mm high. Excellent condition.
This label has a gold border and was scanned against a black background. It was used by the Madam Jones Company, Chicago, Illinois. The copyright date is 1944. Size: 56mm wide at the base by 130mm high. Nearly excellent condition, with the one flaw being a short tear into the gold frame at upper right.
This label was used by the Madam Jones Company, Chicago, Illinois, probably circa 1930. Size: 28mm wide by 61mm high. Excellent condition.
For collectors of postal history, covers, postcards, stamps,
etc. We conduct six postal history mail bid sales per year, offering
thousands of lots in each sale. When a sale is in progress, our
current catalog will be posted on this site.
We also offer a selection of postal history literature, and a broad line of supplies for collectors and dealers.
Our "Links" page contains links to other dealers and collectors. We provide links either on a reciprocal basis or for a quarterly rate. Details are available on request.
Comments? Questions? Email us at email@example.com
Visitor counter provided by http://www.digits.com/:Note: this counter is occasionally reset due to change of programs or other reasons. For the record: from June 25, 1996, to February 27, 1998, more than 25,000 visitors accessed our site.
©2002 Jim Mehrer. REPRODUCTION OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS PAGE, IN PART OR WHOLE, IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.