This is a very colorful tin general store counter coffee bin from the Ridenour Bakery Company in Kansas City, Missouri. This bin held 50 pounds of bulk coffee, and was designed to allow consumers to simply scoop out the amount of coffee they needed each time. The Arabia’s Chief brand always featured an Arabic man…Details
Paprika Spice Tin Forbes Martha Washington Brand
Circa 1920 This is a Paprika Spice tin box from the Forbes Company and the Martha Washington brand. It has a paper label over the tin. The Forbes Martha Washington brand was very popular and many of their spices and tins can still be found today. This brand represents an important part of the Saint Louis coffee, tea and spice manufacturing history and are highly collectible.