- Made in USA
- Vintage: circa 1930's
- Details: A very beautiful cigar inner box label for Canadian Club Brand cigars, manufactured by T. E. Brooks & Co. in Red Lion, PA. This label could be older than 1930's as the T. E. Brooks & Co Canadian Club cigar is mentioned in a publication dated 1922 but best to be conservative. It is a highly detailed chromolithograph done by Consolidated Lithographing Corporation in Brooklyn, New York. The bright orange color immediately grabs your attention and the gorgeous colors within the maple leaf, which is recognized worldwide as the symbol of Canada, is beautifully done here. There is also a crest with what looks to be a beaver on top, the official animal of Canada. The word-mark "Canadian Club" has a very ornate font and everything is edged by golden dots. This label is beautifully glossy, heavily embossed and gilded which I tried to show in the PICTURES because it makes it even more spectacular looking and a very expensive label to make. Really nice unused condition, suitable for framing, and recommended to maintain this condition.
- Material: Paper
- Dimensions: 8 inches Wide and 7 inches Tall
- Condition: Vintage - Unused (Guaranteed Original). This is an original, new old stock item, never been used, mint condition. The paper is yellowing but this is consistent with its age. Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items. Every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections. Refunds will not be given unless there’s gross misrepresentation of condition.
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In 1914 Thomas E. Brooks, already a successful PA cigar maker, combined with S.E. Sechrist in forming T.E. Brooks & Co. of Red Lion, PA. T. E. Brooks & Co. is also known as as G.W. Van Slyke & Horton as they underwent a number of ownership changes through the years.
Chromolithography is a unique method for making multi-color prints. Chromolithography, became the most successful of several methods of color printing developed in the 19th century.