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Title Tin: Lipton Tea, Orange Pekoe & Pekoe Tea Bags. Manufactured in Hoboken, N.J. No date, ca. 1921-1936.
Object Name Tin
Catalog Number 2012.001.0206
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Tin: Lipton Tea, Orange Pekoe & Pekoe Tea Bags. Thomas J. Lipton, Inc., (Packer), Hoboken, N.J. No date, ca. 1921-1936. Chromo-lithographed metal with lid. 6-1/8" wide x 3-1/4" deep x 1-1/8" high. With: embossed foil liner; double-sided printed insert. Original tea contents not present.

Contents was 15 Lipton Orange Pekoe and Pekoe Tea Bags; net weight 1.8 ounces.

The embossed foil liner is 5-5/8" wide x 8-15/16" long. The panel seen on opening the container (covered the product) is embossed with the same artwork as seen on the lid top.

The printed paper insert, 3" wide x 5-5/16" high, has instructions on one side of six steps to brew perfect tea; the other side has "Tea Facts" with three facts plus the company name and Hoboken, New Jersey.
can / box
Date 1921-1936
Year Range from 1921
Year Range to 1936
Search Terms Lipton Tea
Caption outside
Imagefile 181\20120010206.tif
Notes Text on tin includes George V who died in 1936, so tin is probably not later than that date.
Liner and insert are stored in folder separate from tin box.
Classification Business & Commerce