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Object ID 001438

Object Name Chase and Sanborn Coffee can

Object Desc Large, tin can with lid. Paper lable that has blue and white horizontal stripes. Text printed on two sides, slightly different.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001890a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range 1934

End Year Range 1935

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords beverages,coffee,Chase and Sanborn Coffee,National Recovery Admin.,Standard Brands, Inc.,cans,tins,

Title Chase and Sanborn Coffee can

Description Round, metal can. A- lid is painted green (not original). Embossed with text at center, "Chase & Sanborn's / Teas / Are Also / Delicious". B- Can is metal with paper label. Blue and white stripes running horizontally. Print on two sides, nearly identical. Text at top "Chase / and / Sanborn's". Red graphic in center on both sides. One is a red seal with text "Seal / Brand". On other side a red circle with edges and company logo. To left of one label is the NRA logo. To right of that logo is text at bottom, "Roasted, Packed and Distributed By / Standard Brands / Incorporated / Main Offices, New York, N.Y. / Copyright 1930 By / Standard Brands Incorporated"


Approx Collection Date

Height 9

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 7.13

Circumference 23

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details includes lid

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Standard Brands Incorporated

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1890a-b



Date FEB 7,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes A- lid was painted green at a later time. Dents on edges. Black accretion at left. Interior of lid is tarnished with scratches at center. Brown spots at top and left. B- Interior of can has light scratches. Discoloration on edges. Exterior the metal is scratched and worn. Rusting along lower edge circumference. At top back edge there is a dent in teh metal. Top of paper label is torn with areas of loss. Paper is yellowed and dirty. Area of wear at center horizontally on front of can. Dent to right of front at bottom edge. On bottom of can there are black accretions on back edge.


Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin