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Object ID 002239

Object Name Trumpet Brand Cloves Tin

Object Desc Red spice tin for Trumpet brand cloves

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001717

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Spices/Flavorings


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

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

Title Trumpet Brand Cloves Tin

Description Red tin for Trumpet cloves 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 3.75

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 CMY1717



Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Minor wear on metal surfaces. Scratching and fading on red label.


Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 2 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 30,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 3 from Room 4, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin