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Fred Lynch

Top Value Stamps

Posted Friday, February 3, 2012, at 12:00 AM

Frony shot this picture of the Top Value Stamps Redemption Store in downtown Cape Girardeau, date unknown.

The store at 127 N. Main is listed in the 1956 and 1960 city directories. By 1962, the store had moved to 2146 William, next to the new Kroger supermarket on the west end of Town Plaza. The store is listed there in the 1968 directory.

Nov. 19, 1959 Southeast Missourian advertisement

"The best gifts in life are free for Top Value Stamps"

Your Top Value Redemption Store has just the right Christmas gift for every member of your family. You'll find everything from beautiful jewelry to sporting goods...gifts bearing America's most popular, famous brand names. And they're all yours...free for Top Value Stamps.

Top Value Enterprise, Inc.

127 N. Main

Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Editor's Note:

Did you know that the Top Value elephant had a name? Toppie.

This previous blog about Kroger at Town Plaza shows that Top Value Stamps moved next door to the grocery store.


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