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Object ID 000082

Object Name Sauer's Parsley Flakes tin

Object Desc "Sauer's Parsley Flakes" CF Sauer Co. established 1887 Richmond, VA by Conrad Frederick Sauer. Cream and blue coloerd metal tin. "Sauers Selected Spices" "1/4oz. choice dehydrated parsley' (front).

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000058

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Spices/Flavorings


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 parsley,spices,Sauer's (brand),C. F. Sauer Co.,tins,cooking,

Title Sauer's Parsley Flakes tin

Description Metal tin, White and blue, Sauer's is written in red. Back displays 18 gold metals the company won for excellence.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 2.25

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker C. F. Sauer Co.

Maker Details Richmond, VA. U.S.A

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000058



Date JAN 26,2013

Summary fair

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes Cream and blue colored tin. "Sauer's Selected Spices" "1/4 oz. choice dehydrated parsley flakes", "Guaranteed by CF Sauer Co. Richmond, VA, USA" (front); "Pure flavoring extracts" garland made of coins (back); "The purest is always the best" (side); list of other Sauer products (side). Moderate amount of scratches in the paint the majority of which are at the base; has a dent on the top left coner (coin side); lid does not go all the way on, contents are still inside. Height 3in, width 2.1in, depth 0.9in.