Autocrat Pure Coffee large 3 pound advertising tin, 8 1/8" tall, 61/4"" diameter, original coffee product was roasted and packed by Brownell & Field Co. of Providence, R. I. comes with an original Coupon for Autocrat Coffee. Advertising tin has original lift off lid. In 1895 when Autocrat was incorporated with the Brownell and Field Co., Frank Field was planning the introduction of the most delicious coffee ever tasted. These three pound tins were designed for after use when they no longer contained coffee. They believed in Recycling even back in the day. On the reverse side of this tin is printed CRACKERS. There was a series of these made. This is the last one, we have sold the other five. Tin containers were made by Heekin Can Co. Originally a business started in 1864 as a coffee roaster business that expanded made their own tins. In 1901 they sold tins to other companies. Considering age and duplicity of use, overall condition of the tin is very very good. Tin was cleaned and waxed. NO Rust, some very minor paint loss, few scratches and ding at the base on the back side. See photos , all sides are shown. To purchase with MC or VISA please call Drury House Antiques 802-824-4395 EST or use PAYPAL
Over 500 Advertising Tins & Signs, Over 100 Advertising Signs,150 Tobacco Tins, Cigar tins, 32 Coffee tins & Tea Tins & 30 Wood Advertising Boxes, Advertising Clocks and Hand Held Advertising Fans Listed at Drury House Antiques. To see them all go to any Drury House Item and do a search for ADVERTISING. If you are just decorating and don't mind overpaying for dirty, Rusty, Dented, Torn Labels, Missing original lids, you will have plenty to choose from at online auction sites. That is OK as long as you are not paying more than $10 for rust buckets. We only sell pristine, original, excellent quality advertising items priced well below the book and wholesale price.
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