Oakland, CA: Black and Brown Trading Stamp Corporation, 1969. Paperback. Good +. Item #60570
Condition-Paperback booklet. 27 stamps in album, additional 25 stamps in seperate case. Pages are clean with light fading throughout. Moderate edgewear all around. Binding is intact. Creasing, scuffing, and surface markings to front and back covers. Extra savings sticker on back is beginning to detach. Pictures provided upon request. The Black and Brown Trading Stamp Corporation was founded by former pro football player Art Powell of the Oakland Raiders. Through trading stamps issued by Black mercants in Oakland, CA, their goal was to provide incentives to local patrons in the Black community. The first and only Black American icon to be featured on the stamps was James Brown, which reflects his direct support to help start the company.