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Object ID 002012

Object Name Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin

Object Desc Red tin for Trumpet allspice.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001564

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Spices/Flavorings


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords H. P. Coffee Company,tins,Trumpet (brand),spices,allspice,baking,

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

Height 3.5

Length 2.25

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.).

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1564



Date APR 22,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Little edgewear, little damage. Colors still fairly bright.