[Label] Inspected by Japan Cotton Trading Co., Ltd. Yokohama. JAPAN COTTON TRADING CO.

[Label] Inspected by Japan Cotton Trading Co., Ltd. Yokohama

Yokohama: Japan Cotton Trading Co., n.d., ca. 1920. Original illustrated inspection label (15.5x11cm.) printed in four colors. Light soil, contemporary ink notes to verso (blank), else Very Good and unused. Label to be affixed to Company-inspected export shipments, depicting a gilt raptor flying over several continents and a small village. The Company was founded in 1892 by a conglomeration of twenty-five Osaka spinners, and by 1912 cotton spinning would make up half of Japan's industrial output (https://www.sojitz.com/history/en/company/nihon-menka/).

Price: $35.00

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