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Object ID 003666

Object Name Forbes Golden Cup Coffee container

Object Desc Tall circular container with blue and white checkered background of a windmilll and children playing.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003286

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords coffee,tins,beverages,food container,Forbes,

Title Forbes Golden Cup Coffee container

Description Tall circular coffee container. The top is painted gold. Lettering is in red or blue. 3 pounds, net weight. The backsplash has pictures of a windmill,, a child feeding a rooster, a child chasing rabbits, a child feeding ducks, and children playing with ducks. Has cereal written on one side. Steel cut coffee.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6

Circumference 18.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Jas. H. Forbes Tea & Coffee Co.

Maker Details Established 1853 in St. Louis, MO. and also has locations in Kansas City, MO. and Omaha, NE. First introduced a new way of selling coffee-ground and roasted, and ready to brew.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3286



Date SEP 26,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Lid is painted gold. Discolored label