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Object ID 001434

Object Name Turkey Brand Coffee can

Object Desc Round coffee tin with green label. Turkey at Center.Screw on lid.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001887a-b

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General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 8

Object Date 1920s

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords coffee,beverages,Turkey Brand Coffee,A.J. Kasper Company,cans,tins,

Title Turkey Brand Coffee can

Description Tin can with lid. A- Lid is circular and screws onto can. At top, embossed in lid is "Steel / Cut". B- Can is tin with green printed label. Text is red and white. At front and back at center is image of turkey. At top is text "Turkey /Brand" below turkey text reads, "Roasted / Coffee / A.J. Kasper Company / Chicago, Ill. Kansas City, MO. / Importers & Roasters". On sides running vertically has text, "Kasper's Coffee / Gives Satisfaction to / Coffee Drinkers". Bottom of can has embossed name "Canco".


Approx Collection Date

Height 10.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.5

Circumference 17

Weight 0

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Dimension Details includes lid

Quantity 0



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Image Caption CMY1887a-b



Date FEB 7,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes A- Lid is tarnsihed and has dent on lower edge. B- Interior is tarnished. Large spot of rust at bottom. At top of can metal is tarnished and rusted. Sides have light scratches. Spots of rust throughout. On back side at bottom is a large section of rust about 3" high. Minor dents to left of front on upper edge. Bottom of can is tarnished and rusted.


Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 8 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin