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Santa Claus Label, 1868

A label featuring Santa Claus for Sugar Plums by the U.S. Confection Company, New York, in 1868.

The label was entered into the Clerk's Office in the district of Southern New York. It's an interesting use of Santa for advertising in the mid 1800's. The image is familiar but has changed somewhat since then!

Courtesy of the Library of Congress
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Santa Claus, aka Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, Sinterklaas, Père Noël, Babbo Natale, Pelznickel, Topo Gigio and many other names, provides joy and presents to children around the world on Christmas. ...more info

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The graphics on these old labels are great!
Jan 20, 2012 12:22 pm reply
Photo taken at U.S. Confection Company New York, New York USA on
Santa Claus Label, 1868

Santa Claus

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