1. An avid collector of labels for many years, I now have a few hundred of them. These are a few I have framed and hanging in the house.
    Static
  2. Static
  3. Static
  4. Static
  5. Static
  6. Static
  7. Static
    Sorry about the glare ... our house has a lot of windows. Look in the lower left and you'll see Milton the Cat's silhouette; he was curious what I was doing.
  8. Static
  9. Static
    The majority of my labels are from California, a lot are from Oregon and Washington, but I also like the veg labels from Arizona; there is an entire series of pinup girls!
  10. Static
  11. Static
  12. Static
  13. My first label!
    Static
    @angela3950, I bought it near the Circle in Orange! Like I do with many of my labels, I have never seen another one like this one.
  14. A FEW MORE FROM MY COLLECTION
    Static
    I forgot about this one, it's pretty!
  15. Static
  16. Static
  17. Static
    The only label I ever bought that was damaged (righthand side tears); that's how much I loved it.
  18. Static
    Broom box label
  19. Static
  20. Static
    I love Mt. Lassen, and I love this label
  21. Static
    A nice lady in a Monterey antiques store gave me these unused can labels and many more.
  22. Static
  23. Static
  24. Static
  25. Static
  26. Static
    Look at all that white space! One of my favorites
  27. Static
    So weird, but produce buyers would remember this distributor ... which was the point of these fanciful labels.
  28. Static
  29. Static
  30. Static
  31. Static
  32. Static
  33. Static
    Notice how the top of the label is narrower than the bottom? Asparagus boxes had this odd shape.
  34. Static
    Many labels used drawings, or later, photos of business owners' children.
  35. Static
    To the best of my knowledge, this is not based on me, but I looked quite a bit like this little girl.
  36. Static
    Isn't she beautiful?
  37. Static
    Love the simplicity of this one
  38. Static
    Swoon...
  39. Static
    Love, love!
  40. Static
  41. Static
  42. Static
  43. Static
  44. Static
  45. Static
  46. Static
  47. Static
    Look at the trees!
  48. Static
  49. Static
    Fancy! Has gold metallic ink.
  50. Static
  51. Static
  52. Static
  53. Static
    This company needs a self-esteem boost.
  54. Static
  55. Static
  56. Static
  57. Static
    Screenshot of my photos showing more labels—it's hard to choose ones I want to post, so here's a bunch.
  58. Static
    Stay gold, Ponyboy.
  59. Static
    Many labels use humorous images to sell their wares.
  60. Static
  61. Last one ... I have lots more labels, but you've probably seen enough.
    Static
    I hope you enjoyed them. It's a fun hobby, and searching through the bins in antiques stores is just like searching for vinyl albums in a used record store!😉
  62. I bought this ad because I had a dog named Dash. Can you imagine being eight and winning a pony‽
    Static
  63. Some autographed photos were also in the boxes. I'll leave you with Cagney and Lacey.😊
    Static
  64. @angela3950, here are two labels we share and the two reference books I use.
    Static
    I've tried and tried to turn the McClelland-Last book photo around without success; I gave up. (See you soon!)