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2006.44.1583 (RS102651)

Description

Box metal tin with handle and round cap. Sticker label on front. Red with gold trim and a white round center with blue lettering. Company seal of a lions and an eagle in gold.

Details

Maker
S.S. Pierce Co.
Inscriptions
"S.S P. CO./PURITAS/ ET CURA/ESTABLISHED 1831/ INCORPRATED 1894/ REG. U.S. / PAT.OFF." (printed)
"PORTO RICO/STYLE MOLASSES/CONTENTS 1 GALLON/PACKED BY/ S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON" (printed)
"IMPORTANT: KEEP IN A COOL PLACE. LOOSEN CAP AT ONCE/ To prevent bursting of container due to volatillzing of molasses" (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
10 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1583
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197875

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