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Object ID 002296

Object Name Betsy Ross Tea

Object Desc Small red tea tin, with white lettering and apicture of a women with a flag. Empty and lid does not come off.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001766

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1930

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tea,Betsy Ross (brand),tins,beverages,

Title Betsy Ross Tea

Description small, emptry, red tin. Lid does not come off. Has withe lettering and a picture of a women with a flag. Orange Pekoe and pekoe tea. minimal rusting on lid and bottom and the labe is in good contition.


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 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Plunkette-Jarrell Grocer Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1766



Date MAY 25,2014

Summary Very Good

Assessor Laura Shively

Notes Card board container is in very good condition, no bums or warps or dents. tin top and bottom has very minimal rusting thought the lid does not come off. label is still intact and legible.


Date AUG 29,2014

Summary Location change

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