Peacock’s Best brand sardine can, Lubec, pre-1963

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Peacock’s Best brand sardine can, Lubec, pre-1963

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An authentic Peacock aluminum can with paper label affixed, later sealed without sardines as a “reproduction.” These “best” sardines were packed in peanut oil, apparently in higher esteem than olive oil used in other brands.

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  • Title: Peacock’s Best brand sardine can, Lubec, pre-1963
  • Creator: Peacock Canning Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1960
  • Subject Date: circa 1960
  • Location: Lubec, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Aluminum
  • Dimensions: 7.8 cm x 11.0 cm x 2.4 cm
  • Local Code: 359 jpg
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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