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Object ID 002297

Object Name Betsy Ross Tea

Object Desc Small red tin with with lettering. picture of a lady with a flag on the front and back. Orange Pekoe and pekoe tea

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001767

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),beverages,tins,

Title Betsy Ross Tea

Description Small red tea tin with white lettering. Picture of a women with a flag on front and back of the tin. Orange Pekoe and Pekoe tea. In good condition.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 2.25

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Plunkett-Jarrell Grocery Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1767



Date MAY 25,2014

Summary Very good

Assessor Laura Shively

Notes Cardboard container is in very good shape, no scratches or dents or teals. There is no discoloring or staining of the lable-its still legible. minimal rusting on the tin top and bottom.


Date AUG 29,2014

Summary Location change

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