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Object ID 000083

Object Name Sauer's ground cloves tin

Object Desc "Pure Ground Cloves" CF Sauer Co. Established 1887 Richmond, VA. Cream/yellow and blue metal tin. Coin garland yellow and red coins "Pure flavoring extracts" "18 highest awards and gold medals for purity, strength and fine flavor" (front)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000059

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

Title Sauer's ground cloves 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 3.5

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, V.A., U.S.A

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000059



Date JAN 26,2013

Summary good

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes Yellow/cream and blue metal tin. Coin garland yellow and red medals for purity, strength and fine flavor" "CF sauer Co." (front); "Sauer's Selected Spices" "1 1/2 oz. pure ground cloves" "Guaranteed by CF Sauer Co. Richmond, VA, USA" (back); "The Purest is always the best" (side); list of other Sauer products (side). In good condition, bumps on front lower haldf (cannot see, but can feel them), few scratches in the paint, back has 2 stains, dust accumulation on top. COtents still inside. Height 3.6in, width 2.1in, depth 0.9in.