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Object ID 002464

Object Name Royal Luncheon Cheese Jar

Object Desc White glass jar for Royal luncheon cheese.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002209a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date 1906

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Cheese,Royal Cheese Co.,jars,Royal Luncheon brand,

Title Royal Luncheon Cheese Container

Description White glass jar (a) with glass cover (b). Holds Royal "Luncheon" cheese. Label is pasted on. Glass cover has the word "Presto" embossed on it, and may or may not be the correct lid for this jar.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.5

Circumference 7

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Diameter measured at widest point.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Royal Cheese Co.

Maker Details Used to be located in Detroit, Michigan.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2209a-b



Date JUN 11,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes The glass is in decent condition without much damage, however the label is very worn and has been repaired with scotch tape.


Date JUN 11,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 7, Shelf 24 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 11,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date JUN 11,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Room 4, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin