For sale is an amazing collect of 8 different 1890s era HEINZ 57 TRADE CARDS and a vintage HEINZ SHIPPING CRATE LABEL in a brand new double float frame. This top rate collection includes 6 different trade cards (including four different of the infamous Victorian era pickle cards), 2 post cards, and product label made by Heinz 57. The condition of each authentic item varies slightly but most are in excellent condition with minor surface and edge wear. The double float wood frame measures 23 inches by 29 inches. The double float frame allows easy viewing of the back of the trade cards. This epic Victorian HEINZ 57 collection includes:
– Four different PICKLE SHAPED TRADE CARDS:
(1) An 1890s era Heinz 57 Pickle Victorian Trade Card with a Waiter Carrying a Can of Soup and a bowl of hot soup. The waiter is in a big green pickle. The ad on the back says “Guarantee – Your grocer is authorized to refund purchase money where any goods bearing our name fail to give entire satisfaction”. Measures 2-1/4 by x 5-3/8 inches.
(2 & 3) Two different 1890s era Heinz 57 Die Cut Pickle Advertising Trade Card of a Girl sitting inside a pickle holding a plate on her lap. Each measures about 5 inches in length.
(4) An 1890s era Heinz 57 Pickle Victorian Trade Card with three different girls each holding a Heinz product.
– Two different TRADECARDS:
(1) An 1880s to 1890s Trade Card showing a young girl with a picnic basket with various Heinz Products entitled “Mama’s Favorites”. The back of the card boasts the merits of Heinz Peanut Butter.
(2) An 1880s to 1890s Trade Card showing a young girl carrying two different containers of Heinz Products. The back of the card provide s interesting facts about the company’s Pittsburgh, PA plant. Trade card measures 3.75 x 5.5 inches.
– Two Different POSTCARDS:
(1) A new old stock Hienz 57 late 1800s Post Card depicting a bathing scene from Atlantic City, NJ.
(2) A mailed 1906 printed Postcard of the Heinz Ocean Pier at Atlantic City, NJ. This postcard includes a one cent Ben Franklin stamp and is post marked August 26, 1910.
– A large HEINZ SHIPPING CRATE LABEL that reads “PURE FOOD PRODUCTS – HEINZ
57 VARIETIES – ESTD 1869”. Paper label diameter is approximately 11 1/8″ with a light gloss.
The H. J. Heinz Company, or Heinz, is an American food processing company with world headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was founded by Henry J. Heinz in 1869. Since 1896, the company has used its “57 Varieties” slogan; it was inspired by a sign advertising 21 styles of shoes, and Henry Heinz chose the number 57 even though the company
manufactured more than 60 products at the time.