Pictured is an early General Store Wooden Coffee Bin from the E. C. Scudder and Brother Coffee Company, based in Saint Louis, MO. Later this company became the Scudder-Gale Grocer Company in the 1920’s. An awesome stenciled wooden display piece. Circa 1900.Details
This is a Saratoga Coffee tin made by C. F. Blanke Coffee, Tea & Spice Company based in St. Louis, MO 1905. The company later expanded to Chicago, Dallas, New York City, Minneapolis and Kansas City, Missouri. The Saratoga Coffee tin is designed to look like a piece of luggage with buckled straps. The C.F. Blanke Company was a main advertiser during the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. The promotional ads during the fair helped propel their coffee business nationwide.