|Title||Envelope: American Lead Pencil Co., Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. Postmarked Hoboken, April 25, 1936.|
|Collection||Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Envelope: American Lead Pencil Co., Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. Postmarked (postage meter) Hoboken, April 25, 1936. Business size envelope, 4-1/8" high x 9-1/2" wide. Reverse unprinted. Original contents not present.
The company emblem (insignia or logo) imprinted in blue and red. Besides the bold company name and location, text in this logo includes:
Factory and Lead Works
It also carries the Latin motto: Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat. This is roughly translated as “Let him who has earned it bear the reward."
Among the other numerous translations of this motto:
-The palm belongs to him who deserves it (from Lord Nelson's funeral car.)
-Let he who merited the palm bear it
-Let whoever earns the palm bear it
-Let He Who Merits The Palm Possess It
|Year Range from||1936|
|Year Range to||1936|
American Lead Pencil Company
Venus Pen & Pencil Corp.
Business & Commerce