Labels of Our Dreams

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Just think, getting a label on your Consolidated Edison bill that look like this:


These are but a few of the labels produced in 1913 that have a typographic exquisiteness and design nuance that was considered classic. Mailing labels are still very much with us, but the computer print-out variety just doesn’t match-up.

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