Apple Crate Label

Description (Brief)
Labels are an important marketing device. They often go beyond merely identifying contents and are designed to help establish brand distinction and generate customer loyalty for a largely interchangeable product.
This Revelation brand apple crate label was used by the John A. Eck Company of Chicago, Illinois during the beginning of the 20th century. The lithographed blue label has an illustration of two red apples still on the branch.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
John A. Eck Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 5/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 21.9075 cm x 26.67 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Crate Labels
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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