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Title Can: American House Coffee. Distributed by American Grocery Company, Hoboken, N.J. 1 lb. can. N.d., ca. 1927-1940.
Object Name Can
Catalog Number 2012.007.0106
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.
Description Can: American House Coffee. Distributed by American Grocery Company, Hoboken, N.J. One pound net weight; twist off lid. No date, circa 1927-1940. Color lithographed tin, 4-3/8" diameter x 5-11/16" high with brass colored stamped metal lid; bottom has no markings. Original contents not present or the coupons referred to on the label.

"Fresh At All Times." Steel Cut. Look for Valuable Coupon Inside.

Can manufacturer's identification and patent numbers on right (seam) side:
C.C.Co 30-25. Pat. No. 1443682 - 1621487
Patent 1,621,487 was issued March 22, 1927 which establishes an early date for this can; it was for the lid.
Date 1927-1940
Year Range from 1927.0
Year Range to 1940.0
Search Terms American Grocery Company
Caption front
Imagefile 131\20120070106.JPG
Classification Business & Commerce
Retail
Coffee
Manufacturing
Food