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Title Can: Anchor Brand Coconut, 10 Pounds; Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1928-1940.
Object Name Can
Catalog Number 2010.007.0496
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Metal can, Anchor Brand Sweetened Fancy Thread Coconut, [10 Pounds.] Manufactured by Franklin Baker Division of General Foods Corporation, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1928-1940. 12-1/4" diameter x 7-5/8" high tin with lift off lid perforated at the center with 1/8" diameter air holes grouped in a 1-1/4 diameter area; remains paper label printed in red, gold and black applied to the side, 8-3/4" wide x 3-3/4" high. Can worn and rusted in spots.

Perforated number code on label: 8070. Also printed code at lower right: P-1099. Note the product is described as "Thread" rather than "Shred" coconut.

While weight was stated on a missing portion of this label, this can size corresponds to a marked 10 pound can of Snowdrift brand.

Date is likely to be earlier than later.

Franklin Baker was the maker of Baker's Coconut.
Date 1928-1940
Year Range from 1928
Year Range to 1940
Search Terms General Foods Corporation
Franklin Baker Company
Baker's Coconut
Caption front
Imagefile 077\20100070496.JPG
Classification Business & Commerce
Food
Manufacturing