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Object ID 002233

Object Name Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin

Object Desc Red metal container with rounded edges and moving circular dispenser to control spice flow. Tan and white lettering and logos on front and back. Contents still in container. Company stamp on bottom.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001711

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

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

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

Title Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin

Description Red metal spice container with rounded edges. Faces read as follows: Front: "2 oz. Net. Trumpet Brand, Pure, Ground Allspice, Prepared and packed by H-P Coffee Co., St. Louis, MO." Trumpet logo back: Same as above, but with an image of a cooking pot instead of trumpet logo. Side 1: "Prepared and packed by H-P Coffee Co. St. Louis, MO." Side 2: "Trumpet spices are strictly pure - Add relish and make food savory" Top: Rotating spice valve to control flow of spice Bottom: "Sefton St. Louis" stamped into metal


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.75

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 CMY1711



Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Minor scuffs and wear to labels. Small writing in pencil on Side 1.


Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 2 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Room 4, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin