Grisdale Coffee advertising tin, 1 pound size, empty, cylindrical, 6 1/8" tall, 4" diameter, has original embossed twist off lid, cleaned and waxed, NO damage, excellent condition and graphics, circa 1923-1927, Greek key design along the bottom of the tin, marked on side seam C.C.CO 30-14 Pat. No. 1443682 and 1621487. The business originated in 1891, two brothers, Charles and Diedrich Gristede, whose approach was concentrating and catering to housewives who walked or rode in private carriages to their store in Manhattan. As sales progressed they expanded to Harlem in 1896, Westchester, Connecticut, Garden City, LI. They specialized in gourmet items and personal service, charging premium prices and shipping to customers around the world. Their success continued to evolve through various owners and buyouts. Today they are still in Manhattan. See photos of this and many other quality coffee tin.
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