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Catalog Number L.994.18.3
Object Name trading stamp, book
Scope & Content trading stamp; booklet

REMARKS:Stamp book and 36 trading stamps issued by the Community Gift Bond Co. This book is stamped on reverse, "Anderson Union Service, Oakland, Oregon, US 99 Foot of Rice Hill".; These stamps were given by merchants to customers at a fixed percentage of each purchase. Filled books of stamps could be redeemed for merchandise. This practice was popular from ca. 1930 to 1970, and largely disappeared as a merchandising tool after 1975.
Creator Community Gift Bond Co.
Title Community Gift Bond Stamps Book and Stamps
Collection ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS
Accession number L.994.18