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Title Can: Snowdrift Brand Sweetened Fancy Shred Coconut. (25 lbs.) Made by Franklin Baker Co. Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1920s.
Object Name Can
Catalog Number 2006.031.0026
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Description Metal can, Snowdrift Brand Sweetened Fancy Shred Coconut. Made by Franklin Baker Company, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1924-1927. 12-1/4" diameter x 13-3/4" high tin with lift off lid; paper label printed in red, gold and black applied to the side, 12-3/4" wide x 10-1/2" high.

Label is chipped and rubbed with loss at top left corner where the content weight would have been printed (see objects 2010.035.0002 for a promotional can with a label showing 25 lbs.); typically would have been 25 pounds. Printed at lower left corner: Copyright 1920 Franklin Baker Co. Label has perforated numbers at the right center which appear to be a packaging code that might indicate a date that it was packaged: +5.27.27. Tin worn and aged with several dents.

Franklin Baker was the maker of Baker's Coconut.
Date 1924-1927
Year Range from 1924.0
Year Range to 1937.0
Search Terms Franklin Baker Company
Caption full view
Imagefile 050\20060310026.jpg
Classification Business & Commerce
Food
Manufacturing