|The pictures below show larger front and back views of the (2) Colorful Old Unused Old Hickory Smokehouse Advertising Farm Fresh Egg Cardboard Cartons in this lot. These old cartons are not dated but they are believed to be from the 1950s. These are perfect colorful display items for any retro or vintage kitchen! The two are identical and one side of each is pictured. If you look at the second picture below, the bottom section folds down and opens to hold and cushion a dozen eggs.|
The cartons picture ''A SUGGESTED SERVING'' breakfast meal of two eggs and two slices of bacon on a pink plate. By the plate they picture a vintage ''SALTY'' & ''PEPPERY'' salt & pepper shaker set. The cartons twice picture a cartoon or comic scene with a kitchen and dining room complete with counter, cabinets, cooking utensils, bowls, coffee pot, vase, window, buffet, plates and more. A Grandmother woman with an apron is serving a meal to a large family, including children, baby, and a dog. The cartons also picture twice, small images of different cooked eggs including:
The rest of the cartons are marked as follows:
OLD HICKORY SMOKEHOUSE
''TRY OUR SMOKED BACON, HAM, TURKEY''
ONE DOZEN EGGS
(inside bottom fold)
6148 - R
RIEGEL PAPER CORP.
NEW YORK, N.Y.
DESIGN NO. 283
DUEL - CUSHION ® EGG CARTON
The unused and unassembled cardboard egg cartons each measure 11-1/2'' x 7-3/8''. If unfolded and assembled they would measure 11-1/2'' x 3-3/4'' x 2-3/8''. These two cartons are both in mint unused condition as pictured.