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Object ID 001476

Object Name Glendora Coffee can

Object Desc Small, metal and paper cylinder with label. Small lid with fits into top of can.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001898a-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

Start Year Range 1920s

End Year Range 1940s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Glendora Products Company,beverages,cans,coffee cans,tins,promotional items,Glendora (brand),

Title Glendora Coffee can

Description Small, metal and paper cylinder. A- Can has metal edge at top with cardboard sides, round. Has a paper label around sides. Blue with white and gold accents. Text reads, "Sample / Glendora / Brand" at top. At center in white oval, "Coffee". At bottom, "Roasted and Packed By / Glendora Products Co. / Warren, PA." Back of label has text, instructions on making coffee and description of product. B- lid is circular, metal and fits into top of can.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.38

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2

Circumference 6.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details with lid

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Glendora Products Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1898a-b



Date FEB 14,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall stable condition. A - Can is worn and metal features are tarnished. In the interior of the can there is a vertical tear in the cardboard layer. creases in the interior of can. On the exterior, the label is dirty with minor discoloration. On back of can the label is rippled and creased. On right side of can there are white marks just above center. Bottom of can has light scratches. B- Lid is tarnished with light scratches. Interior side of lid has small spots of rust.




Date FEB 14,2014

Notes Glendora Products Co. was based in Warren, PA. They prepared and packaged food from Smith & Horton Company.

Date FEB 14,2014

Notes Product is a sample. Not for resale.