Stadion (Sweden) / c. 1915

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Design: The playfully curved lines of the label name lettering reflect the curved borders. The elaborately printed 'shell' has been done by lithography, in a minimum of four colours (yellow, blue, red, black), with the imprinting done later by letterpress.

History: Unknown (have info? Please send to The Stadion after which this label was named was built for the fifth Olympics, held in 1912 in Stockholm, Sweden, and the illustration shows the brick-built crenellated towers that formed the entryway to the main stadium. The event was a great success and a continuing source of pride for Sweden. Label scan courtesy of music researcher and collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K.

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