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Object ID 000075

Object Name Saltina Biscuits tin

Object Desc Cylindrical cream and yellow metal "Saltina Biscuits" tin. Lid features curled metal lip around outside edge. Contents manufactured by National Biscuit Company. made in U.S.A

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000161

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords crackers,Saltina Biscuits,National Biscuit Company,Nabisco,tins,food,

Title Saltina Biscuits tin

Description Cylindrical cream and yellow metal "Saltina Biscuits" tin. There is an image of a saltine looking cracker above a sailor looking man holding a box with the quotation under him stating "Just a little salty" has a hat saying "NBC" (National Biscuit Co.)


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 7

Width 6

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker National Biscuit Company

Maker Details NBC for National Biscuit Company which now is called Nabisco. He is called the slicker. Is a soda cracker. started in the 1890s with help of an ad company in 1898 merged with three companies. Nabisco manufactered in Chicago since 1953, but has been involved in Chicago since 1898 when it was NBC. It had its first corporate office in the 1st skyscraper which was in the Home Insurance buliding in Chicago

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000161



Date JAN 25,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes No lid metal on the top rim. scratch. Dent at the bottom. smudges at the bottom. at 10.00 sticker at the bottom .