Object ID 002011
Object Name Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin
Object Desc Red tin for Trumpet allspice.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001563
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range 1900
End Year Range 1940
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Trumpet (brand),H. P. Coffee Company,tins,baking,spices,allspice,
Title Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin
Description Red tin for Trumpet allspice by the H.P. Coffee Company. Front has image of a trumpet underneath the brand name. Bottom of front, back and right sides read: "Prepared and Packed by H-P Coffee Co. St. Louis, MO." Left side reads: "Trumpet spices are strictly pure. Add relish and make food savory." Back side has an image of a cooking pot instead of a trumpet.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker H. P. Coffee Company
Maker Details Little information available. St. Louis, Missouri. Apparently involved in a legal suit in 1932 (H. P. COFFEE CO. v. REID, MURDOCH & CO.).
Date APR 22,2014
Assessor Ben Locke
Notes Relatively little wear on metal surfaces. Little fading on red paper cover, and little damage overall.