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Gear Meat Company :Prime quality. The Gear Meat Preserving and Freezing Co. of New Zealand Ld. Prime quality mutton. List of meats. [1880-1890s].

Reference Number: Eph-F-MEAT-Gear-018-1

Shows a bull sheep and part of a pig in a pasture setting, inside decorative border, with a list of other meat products down the left side. Other end of label has directions for opening the tin, and reports a first prize at Sydney in 1879, and at Melbourne in 1880.

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1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Ephemera, Packaging and Advertising, related to Gear Meat Preserving and Freezing Company of New Zealand, Schmidt Label & Litho Co., Wellington City, Meat industry and trade - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Bulls, Labels, Trademarks, Canned foods, Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts), Pigs and Sheep.

Part of:
Gear Meat Company :[Three labels for Mutton; Boiled mutton; and, Boiled beef]. Gear Meat Preserving & Freezing Company of New Zealand, Wellington New Zealand. [1890-1920]., Reference Number Eph-F-MEAT-Gear-018 (1 digitised items)
Gear Meat Company :Scrapbook of labels. 1890s-1920s]., Reference Number Eph-F-MEAT-Gear (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Chromolithograph, label for tin, 107 x 345 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Dated by labels reporting prizes in 1879 and 1880.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy where possible.

Other copies available: Colour transparency available in Ephemera Room.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - centre: Schmidt Label & Lith Co., S K Cal. USA

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