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 O-Fine-O brand apple crate label was used by the Oneonta Trading Corporation of Wenatchee-Yakima, Washington during the early 20th century. The lithographed label has a dark blue background, with an illustration of two red apples in the upper right. These apples came from Wenatchee, part of a region that claimed to be the “Apple Capital of the World.”
Currently not on view
referenced business
Oneonta Trading Corp.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Wenatchee
United States: Washington, Yakima
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 8 1/8 in x 10 in; 20.6375 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History