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Two Pink Roses on ROSE Brand Grape Crate Label from Sanger, California [CUSTOM FRAMED]

Rose Brand Grape Crate Label from Sanger, California
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$35.00
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ROSE California Malaga Grapes originally from Malaga,Spain and used for wine making as well as table grapes. Packed by the Sanger Fruit Growers Ass'n., Sanger, California, copyright 1926; Special Cushion Bottom, Blue Anchor logo, California Fruit Exchange, Large open pink rose with unopened bud, leaves; lithograph by Lehmann, San Francisco. Custom framed in copper and glass,   ready to hang on your kitchen wall. It measures approx. 4 x 11 inches. "Grapes are a major California agricultural product, consumed as tables grapes, raisins, and wine. While grapes are grown throughout California, table grapes are grown mainly on the east side of the San Joaquin valley in central California, in Tulare, San Joaquin, Kern and Fresno counties. Many varieties of grapes are grown, with Thompson Seedless, Emperor, Tokay and Malaga being of key commercial importance. Grapes are very perishable, and require careful handling to prevent crushing. They are packed in flat lug boxes containing about 25 pounds of grapes, with labels about 13" x 4". Wooden boxes were used until the early 1960's. The long narrow shape of grape labels requires different design treatments than those on the relatively square labels used for other fruit boxes. Effective designs are those which feature extended lettering and elongated images. Fruit Box Labels, McClelland and Last, 1983" (Out of Print)