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Lookout Brand Norwegian Style Sardines

SKU: ULB1138 $1.55 USD


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Historic Overview

This Lookout Brand Norwegian Style Sardines label is from the 1940s. The very colorful label features the top lookout post on a masked schooner and measures 2.75” Wide x 4” High with rounded corners. The sardines were packed in pure olive oil that had salt added. With its bright orange and red background, this is an impressive label to add to your collection or use in decoupage.

This sardine label comes from the Sunset Packing Company of West Pembroke, Maine. The Sunset Packing Company started operations in 1900 and was the largest sardine factory in West Pembroke. It also manufactured oils and mustards used to flavor the sardines. The Sunset Packing Co. had to close its doors in 1962 due to competition from Norway.


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