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Object ID 001427

Object Name Roundy's Superior Coffee can

Object Desc Metal and cardboard cylinder. Blue label on sides. Metal lid.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001883a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

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End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords beverages,coffee,Roundy's Coffee,Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Co.,cans,promotional items,tins,Mueller & Son,

Title Roundy's Superior Coffee can

Description Small, cylinder can. A- Lid is metal. Inserts into top of canister. B- Can has metal on top and bottom. Sides are paper, blue. "Roundy's" printed on front at top with logo at center. At bottom in white box, "Superior / Coffee / (Ground)". On left side, running vertically, "Free Sample. Not to be Sold". On back has the logo at top and below in white box has description of product. At bottom, text, "Roasted & Distributed By / Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Co. / Milwaukee, Wis." Bottom of can has embossed manufacturer name "Mueller & Son Milwaukee"


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.63

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details includes lid

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Company

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Image Caption CMY1883a-b



Date FEB 6,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes There is something inside of can. that cannot get to. A- Lid is stuck on the can - cannot removed. It is tarnished and has small spots of rust. B- Metal on can is tarnished and rusted. Label is worn. Around entire label there is red staining, possibly from rust. Bottom of can is tarnished with light scratches.


Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 11 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin