Antiques and Collectibles - Fruit Crate Labels For Sale - Antique Label Company has an
  art gallery of fruit labels that are colorful antique posters from the first half of the last century.

Fancy California Fruits, Vintage Fruit lug Box label, cherries, strawberries, grapes, a pear, a plum, an apricot and a nectarine, framed

CALIFORNIA FRUITS Brand, Penryn Fruit Co., copyright 1912, wholesale Shippers, framed label
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FANCY CALIFORNIA FRUITS Brand from  Penryn Fruit Co., copyright 1912, who were the wholesale Shippers from Placer County, Penryn, California. Lots of gilt and a deep blue background accents cherries, strawberries, grapes, a pear, a plum, an apricot and a nectarine on this vintage old fruit crate label. We have custom framed this American advertising art box poster in copper and glass and it is ready to decorate your kitchen. It measures approx. 4 1/2 x 13 inches.

In a Novel by Lawrence Sanders about the 1920's Hollywood Movie Industry, entitled "The Dream Lover", a wealthy banker from back East complains about California saying: "Last night at my hotel I met a man who claimed to be a rancher. He looked like a rancher; boots with high heels, leather clothes, sombrero. I asked him how many cattle he had. He said he didn't raise cattle; he owned a PEAR ranch!"