Object ID 001190
Object Name Clover Farm Coffee Can
Object Desc Empty metal can with removable lid made by Clover Farm Stores Corporation. Can originally contained coffee. Can is cream colored with image of red clover and bee on the front.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001020a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Clover Farm Stores Corporation,coffee,cans,beverages,
Title Clover Farm Coffee Can
Description Empty coffee can with removable lid made by Clover Farm Stores Corporation. Can has raised letters saying "medium grind." The front and back sides of can have the same label. Can is cream in color. The main label says Clover Farm brand in red outlined in gold. Below that is an image of a red clover with a bee hovering above it. Its net weight is marked in black words of 2lbs. Below that in blue and gold is the bold word Coffee. To the right of the front label in vertical letters it says vaccum packed. To the left are the directions on how to make the excellent coffee in different methods. On the bottom of the can is raised letters E2D.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The cover is about .5 inch in height.
Place of Origin
Maker Clover Farm Stores Corporation
Maker Details Clover Farm was established in late 1926 early 1927 in Cleveland Ohio. By 1929 is started to expand into Western PA. Higgins-Babcock-Hurd Company was one of the main distributors for the company before changing to Greene-Babcock Co. It still existed in the 1950s and 1960s.
Date JAN 10,2014
Assessor Brooke Uhl
Notes Very few scratches or edgewear on the can.