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Object ID 002935

Object Name Heinz Christmas Assortment crate

Object Desc A wooden crate that once contained Heinz Christmas products.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002647

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

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords wood crate,boxes,H. J. Heinz,Christmas,

Title Heinz Christmas Assortment crate

Description A wooden crate with the number '57' painted in green on two of the sides. The other sides have a green leaf border and "Heinz christmas assortment" painted in red. The box is nailed together.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.4

Length 21.5

Width 11.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker H. J. Heinz Co.

Maker Details Heinz founded another company, F & J Heinz, with his brother John Heinz and a cousin Frederick Heinz. One of this company's first products was tomato ketchup. The company continued to grow, and in 1888 Heinz bought out his other two partners and reorganized the company as the H. J. Heinz Company. Its slogan, "57 varieties", was introduced by Heinz in 1896. the company still exists today.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2647



Date FEB 4,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes There are some nicks and dents along the top and the paint is becoming very faded.


Date FEB 4,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 4,2015

Summary Status change

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