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Collecting Banana Labels

We have now almost 20,000 labels offered at this website to trade. I guess the best thing we can do in this time of C19 is to care about our collection, trade often with our friends and read 'Cien años de soledad' from Gabriel García Márquez to learn about the history of our hobby.

Crop Pictures of Banana Labels

It is quite important to show the banana labels with the same size and a descrete yellow background paper in the catalog. This help to compare the labels at the computer screen and does look much better in general.

Eugen Oker - Fruit Stickers

Eugen Oker - Fruit Stickers

The fruit sticker collection of Eugen Oker. The Munich writer Eugen Oker (1919 - 2006) embodies the sly mentality of a Jack of all tales and was the inventor of the journalistic "Game Reviews". He wrote Poems, novels, nonsense tales, children´s books, biographies and satirical novels on war and dictatorship as well.


Many labels have words written in a foreign writing system. For example in Chinese, Japanese or Arabic. This article collects some of them and gives a translation. You can use the foreign text via "copy and paste" in the search function of this catalog (search field in the upper right corner of this website) to find labels with this text.


I love covers. This are all covers of our new additions in the recent years. We did not have each month a new edition for some reasons, but quite often.