This is a very beautiful blue and white colored stoneware pottery coffee pot advertising their Log Cabin brand of Tea from the C. F. Blanke Tea & Coffee Company in St. Louis, MO. Circa 1910. While the company was based in St. Louis, they later expanded to Chicago, Dallas, New York City, Minneapolis and Kansas City, Missouri. The Log Cabin brand was part of a 1904 Worlds Fair display whereby Cyrus Blanke took President Ulysses S. Grant’s log cabin which was in rural St. Louis County and brought it to the Worlds Fair grounds. Out of this promotion emerged the Log Cabin Tea brand from the company. This unique stoneware pottery piece features an illustration of President Grants home. Today, Grants Cabin is in a private park which is owned by the Anheuser Busch company back in U.S. Grants home farm outside of St. Lous, MO. 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. The Blanke Coffee Company was also known for their Saratoga, Fancy, and Happy Thought brands which were big sellers for them.
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…
Featured is a beautiful reverse on glass shoe sign from the Burt and Packard Company formerly in Brockton, Massachusetts. This sign advertises their Korrect Shape Brand of shoes. Circa 1905.
Featured is a beautiful tin coffee can from the Biklen Winzer Grocery Company in Burlington, IA. The can features a horse or thoroughbred image with the name Derby Coffee. Whether this is a correlation to the Kentucky Derby or not, I simply do not know. But it would make sense!
Pictured is an early coffee tin can from the Durand and Kasper Coffee Company, which was based in Chicago, Illinois. This particular can is a round canister with a removable lid. It dates to the 1905 era.
Featured is an early stoneware coffee pot from the Cyrus F. Blanke Coffee Company in Saint Louis, MO. This stoneware pot has the Blanke name on the lid, and features their famous Blanke Devil image for their Faust brand of coffee. Circa 1910. The stoneware mug comes in two different handle styles, and also comes…
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.
French Market Roasted Coffee Chicory Can, New Orleans Coffee Company, New Orleans, LA Louisiana. Three pound store can.
Featured is a beautiful tin three pound coffee can from the A.J. Kasper Company for their Turkey Brand of roasted coffee.
Featured is an early metal general store coffee bin from the David G. Evans Coffee Company out of St. Louis, MO. This company was later famous for their Old Judge Coffee Brand.
A colorful coffee can from the Stone Ordean Wells Coffee Company which was based in Duluth, MN for their Metropolitan Brand of Mocha and Java Coffee.
Featured is a beautiful Uncle Sam’s Coffee General Store Tin Bin from the Thomas Wood and Company Manufacturer based in Boston, MA
Featured is an early wooden general store coffee bin from the Canby, Ach, and Canby Coffee Manufacturer based in Dayton, OH. This bin advertises their King Bee brand of coffee.