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Object ID 002411

Object Name Lily Sodas metal tin

Object Desc Lily Sodas metal tin, striped red and white with lid on hinge, Sawyer Biscuit Co. Chicago

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002180

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 13

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920

End Year Range 1930

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Lily Sodas,Sawyer Biscuit Co.,tins,

Title Lily Sodas metal tin

Description Lily Sodas red and white striped metal tin with lid on hinge. Label says Lily Sodas, Sawyer Biscuit Co., Chicago, Contents Average 48 oz. net


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 9

Width 8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sawyer Biscuit Co.

Maker Details Chicago

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2180



Date JUN 5,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Sammy Kailas

Notes The tin is in poor condition. The exterior of the tin is severely worn away to the metal underside especially along the edges. There are a few small dents.There are small dark orange accretions on the bottom of the tin which could indicate rust. The interior of the tin also has some dark accretions