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Sunny Cove, old genuine orange citrus crate - box label FRAMED

 
$45.00
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2493
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Sunny Cove is a Classic Vintage Orange fruit crate Label from Redlands, California; One of the Nicest! This genuine old colorful citrus box label may have some very slight damage from years past but it Frames up beautifully; color is still Vivid. Sunny Cove presents a Great self-framed scene of Orange groves and a two story Spanish Style stucco home. The excellent perspective is from a lush Orange Grove with Eucalyptus trees forming the backdrop and green foothills rising to a partially sunny sky. This Idyllic Orange Grove Scene was designed by California Artist Charles Everett Johnson.

Sunny Cove was lithographed by the "Western Litho Co. of Los Angeles, California; Copyright date of 1931 by Redlands Foothill Groves. This label has the Pure Gold emblem. We custom framed this decorative  and historic old orange citrus box label so it's ready to decorate your kitchen, orange packing house or den. Measures 10 3/4 x 10 inches.

 This fine old original ranch print produce label was lithographed during a time when lead, cobalt and other compounds were often introduced as a part of the ink used to make the images brilliant, vivid and colorful.Oranges Groves and Mountains made popular in crate label and post card imagery from California during the 1890’s and the early half of the last Century was the grand-scene featuring orange groves in the foreground and beautiful snowy mountains in the distance; between could be seen California Spanish Style Missions, cozy red-tile roofed homes, swaying palms and eucalyptus trees. Lemons, Oranges and Grapefruits sent to cold, freezing, blizzard prone areas and terrible rainy, drizzly, gray, depressing areas of the U.S.A. and lands beyond in handy wooden crates festooned with these small posters soon spread the idea that California had it all; sunny, warm weather and snow covered mountains “if you want ‘em”. Every corner store displayed the boxes and every kid in town took at least one crate home to use as furniture, a racecar or some other secret project. This campaign not only sold citrus fruit but also increased migration to California and raised the level of prosperity in that State. This fine old label is nothing less than a vintage travel poster! This fine old original ranch print produce label was lithographed during a time when lead, cobalt and other compounds were often introduced as a part of the ink used to make the images brilliant, vivid and colorful. Designed and printed by the "Western Litho Co. of Los Angeles, CA." Actual artist said to be "Charles Everett Johnson". Copyright date of 1931 by "Redlands Foothill Groves". Measures 10 3/4 x 10 inches. "Oranges and Mountains" Popular in crate label and post card imagery from California during the 1890’s and the early half of the last Century was the grand-scene featuring orange groves in the foreground and beautiful snowy mountains in the distance; between could be seen California Spanish Style Missions, cozy red-tile roofed homes, swaying palms and eucalyptus trees. Lemons, Oranges and Grapefruits sent to cold, freezing, blizzard prone areas and terrible rainy, drizzly, gray, depressing areas of the U.S.A. and lands beyond in handy wooden crates festooned with these small posters soon spread the idea that California had it all; sunny, warm weather and snow covered mountains “if you want ‘em”. Every corner store displayed the boxes and every kid in town took at least one crate home to use as furniture, a racecar or some other secret project. This campaign not only sold citrus fruit but also increased migration to California and raised the level of prosperity in that State. This fine old label is nothing less than a vintage travel poster!