For sale is a an original 1950s A-Okay Fruit Crate Label from J-B Distributing Company, Los Angeles, California. This colorful label which predates manned space travel features a rocket ship headed to the moon. This label aptly demonstrates the 1950s fascination with space exploration. The label is in excellent condition. The large label measures about 3 3/4 inches by 12 3/4 inches. An awesome advertising collectible.
From the 1900s to 1950s fruit crate labels were used to market and differentiate fruit packer brands at farmer markets where people purchased most of their produce. This label was printed with the intention of being pasted on a wood crate. Crate labels are fairly abundant, most of what you see comes from left over warehouse stock. They have been gathered up over the years by collectors and dealers. Crate labels are wonderful reasonably priced works of art which look great framed.