You all may remember that I mentioned some time ago that after 20+ years I’ve been thinking of diving back into marketing products from designs based on my famous New Orleans label collection. In the 80s and 90s, I marketed the Archives Past Cards® and Fabled Labels® brands on coffee mugs, gumbo bowls, prints, post cards...you name it. You can still find vintage Archives Fabled Labels® products on eBay and Etsy. Past Cards® still sell briskly all over creation. No, I don’t make a dime. (It’s a long story.)
The oldest and most spectacular images in the collection are the 13- and 15-inch diameter flour barrel labels printed between 1882 and 1890. A few of the best ones:
TM — is born!
® Archive website. I’ll keep you posted.
TM launched last night on eBay. Take a look.
Stay tuned. Coffee posters are next. I’ll probably post them on eBay before the end of the day.