promotional for "INKY"
greeting cards made by
NORCROSS INC. New York
|1940s Inky matchbook cover|
was trademarked by Norcross 1947
for "Goods & Services: Greeting Cards,
Printed Greeting Folders, Calendars,
Printed decorative Tags, and printed seals"
source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Daily Boston Globe - Jun 23, 1948
"... like KITTENS INKY is the new irresistible
black kitten on NORCROSS cards
America's Best-loved Greeting Cards
|This IRRESISTIBLE NORCROSS KITTEN is YOURS|
Chicago Tribune - Aug 24, 1948
"SOFT as velvet, INKY is the cutest kitten that ever
got milk in his whiskers ... a new series of
Daily Boston Globe - Sep 1, 1948
"... Have you seen INKY 's the irresistible black kitten on
NORCROSS greeting cards
America's Best-loved Greeting Cards NORCROSS ..."
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