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Shamrock California Orange Crate Label

SKU: CRL1047 $3.50 USD



Historic Overview

This great label measures 10.75” Wide x 10.75” High and is from the 1950s. It features an Irish Shamrock in the center of the label floating over an orange grove with a mountain range in the background. It has a tissue-wrapped Sunkist orange in the foreground and is the label used for the Valencia oranges. The fruit was packed by the Placentia Mutual Orange Association from the city of Placentia in Orange County, California. The label was registered by the U.S. Patient Office in 1915 and printed by Western Litho Co. in Los Angeles, California.

 

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This avocado label measures 11” Wide x 3.25” High and dates to the 1940s. The label has the traditional red diagonal band (Common for this grower) across an avocado green background. E. & G. Avocado Company was the packer and shipper from La Habra, California. In 1926 a postman named Rudolph G. Hass decided to try his hand at growing avocados on a 1.5 acre plot in La Habra, California, that he’d used all his savings to purchase. Hass bought several experimental seedling trees to plant. Once the trees reached a sufficient size, Hass attempted to graft different avocado varieties onto them, a common practice that speeds up fruit production. However, one tree proved resistant to grafting, so Hass planned to cut it down. But his children talked him out of it, because they liked the taste of that particular tree’s fruit. The spared tree turned out to produce abundant fruit with great nutty taste. It resisted damage during travel, had a very long shelf life and year-round growing season. In short, Rudolph Hass was producing avocados with unique commercial advantages. In August 1935, he obtained a patent for his new avocado variety, which he named after himself, Hass.  Rudolph Hass’ patent expired in 1952, the year he died. Today the Hass has become the “super avocado.” It accounts for 95% of the avocado production in California. The Hass “mother tree” that started it all continued producing fruit in La Habra Heights for 76 years, but she finally succumbed to root rot in 2002. WE GUARANTEE OUR LABELS TO BE AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED!


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