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Professor Morse

Cigar Box Label, Professor Morse, Original Lithograph, NOS 1920's, Vintage

Cigar Box Label, Professor Morse, Original Lithograph, NOS 1920's, Vintage

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  • Made in: New York, USA
  • Vintage:  1925-1930
  • Details:  This is a very old cigar box label from the Cuban Cigar Company, located in Cleveland, Ohio.  It is a lithograph and it features a two pictures of Professor Morse, a younger professor and then later in life.  Professor Morse was the inventor of the telegraph machine and "Morse" code.  This label was made by Consolidated Lithographing Corporation in Brooklyn, New York  and is a great example of the high quality embossing and gilding, and the beautiful colors that were achieved with a lithograph.  It is great as a collector's item, or framed and hung in a study, library or even man-cave or bar.  It is a rare find in this condition, original, unused, suitable for framing, and recommended to maintain this condition.   
  • Material:  Paper
  • Dimensions:   9.0 inches Long and 6.75 inches Tall 
  • Condition:  Vintage - Unused (Guaranteed Original).  This is an original, new old stock item, never been used, mint condition.  There is very slight yellowing of the paper, more noticeable on the back side, but this is consistent with age.  Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can't accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.     
The Consolidated Lithographing Corporation was founded in Brooklyn, New York in 1925 by an immigrant from Romania, Jacob A. Voice.  Mr. Voice was employed by Wm Steiner & Sons & Co.(an earlier lithography company), and by 1911 he had organized his own company.  Consolidated Lithographing Corp was formed from a merger of the Wm Steiner & Sons company and Mr. Voice's company.  In 1925, the name of his firm changed to Consolidated Lithographing Corporation.  It became one of the largest printers of paper labels in the early 20th century.

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