[Scrapbook Paper Napkin Sample Book].

[circa 1950].

Bound sample book (18.5 x 21 cm.), upaginated [54 leaves]. Collection of fifty-four paper napkins tipped-in with staples, primarily white with color printing though includes two colored paper napkins. This collection includes a wide of variety of designs, primarily promoting businesses and branded products, though some generic seasonal and geometric designs as well. Includes napkins for “Nick’s Cafeteria” in Old Orchard Beach, Maine and “Malone Hardward Co.” in Malone, New York, among many other ice cream parlors, banks, auto clubs, bakeries, and creameries from New England to North Carolina. Napkins most likely produced by Erving Weave Napkins as final few napkins are examples of “Ervingweave Embossed Napkin” in various weights and styles. On blue marbled leaves (verso white) bound with two brad fasteners, wrappers with discrete stains and insect damage to outer leaves, otherwise good.

Price: $150.00