Design: One of several designs to be used by Grey Gull over the years, all of which show a high degree of design awareness. A well-balanced, classy-looking design, with the label name lettering showing unusual blobby serifs.
History: Founded around 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, Grey Gull started out as a high-quality, highly-priced product, but soon became more oriented to the lower end of the price range. Probably for reasons of economy, multi-colour printing gave way to single-colour, as here. Alternate colour label scan (below) courtesy of collector Ken Hagelthorn of the U.S.A.