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Catalog Number 87.37.569
Object Name trading stamp
Scope & Content green; gold

REMARKS:Trading stamps were issued by retailers, especially grocers, in proportion to the amount of purchase (such as 1 stamp for every $0.10 purchased). Customers would save the stamps by affixing them to pages in stamp books. Completed books could be redeemed for merchandise at special redemption stores. Stamps were popularly called "green tamps", after
Title Trading Stamps from the Mildred Kanipe Ranch
Collection ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS
Accession number 87.37