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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


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 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.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5

Circumference 16

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The cover is about .5 inch in height.

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001020a-b



Date JAN 10,2014

Summary Excellent

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes Very few scratches or edgewear on the can.