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Object ID 002257

Object Name United Brand Mace Tin

Object Desc Small, red spice tin for United brand mace.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001732

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 1935

End Year Range 1947

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords United Food Sales,mace,tins,cooking,United Brand,baking,spices,

Title United Brand Mace Tin

Description Small, red tin with United name and "Mace" printed within blue and cream colored boxes on the red background. Top cover slides towards the left side for a direct pour, and to the right side to use as a shaker for the product. "Distributed by United Food Sales, Milwaukee, Wis." printed on the base of the front side.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

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 United Food Sales

Maker Details In business from 1935 to 1947. President was Abraham Kim and first store was at 5226 W Center St. and moved to 1708 N 7th St.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1732



Date MAY 22,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Moderate edgewear on metal rims and surfaces. United label peeling off at the edges.


Date MAY 22,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAY 22,2014

Summary Location change

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