|Title||Can: Snowdrift Brand Sweetened Fancy Shred Coconut. (25 lbs.) Made by Franklin Baker Co. Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1920s.|
|Collection||Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection|
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.
|Year Range from||1924|
|Year Range to||1937|
Franklin Baker Company
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