Mercury 2

Mercury (U.S.A.) / 1946

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Design: The classical Greek figure of Mercury is replaced by a grinning youngster, but who still wears a winged hat. The label name is set in a typeface called Brush Script, which, as its name suggests, is styled after lettering loosely created by an ink-loaded brush. Designed in 1942, it quickly became a very popular hot-metal font for commercial printers, and still remains in vogue.

History: As the previous label.

Design variations of this label in this decade (click on image to view page):

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