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Writing Paper with Labels in Original Box
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Maker:Made by White & Wyckoff , American
Paper, cardboard, ribbon
Primary Dimensions: 8 x 6in. (20.3 x 15.2cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Richard and Georgette Koopman
Description: Box of airmail stationary in original box; (a) the box lid is cardboard covered in glossy black paper printed with four parallel gold lines and gold lettering: "FOXTEX / Writing Paper / G. Fox & Co." A white label printed in blue and red that reads: "AIR MAIL" is affixed to the bottom right corner of the box lid. (b) The bottom of the box is covered in glossy white paper and has two white labels. A manufacturer's label affixed to the top left of the base reads: "White & Wyckoff / 68-898P / 100 Sheets / White / Made in USA" and a white price tag printed in blue and black ink affixed to the bottom left hand corner reads" G.FOX & CO. / HARTFORD-CONNECTICUT / 14 /02 /B3 / 60755 /$1.29" The price is crossed out in red ink and fifty cents has been handwritten over the original. (c) Fifty sheets of airmail weight paper are tied with a crimson bow and two sheets of air mail stickers (d, e) are printed in red ink with the image of an airmail printed in blue ink.
Object Number: 2007.24.18a-e
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