Instant Postum Cereal Beverage Tin
Red, blue, and white label depicts a coffee cup, coffeepot, cream and sugar containers. Net weight in ounces and grams, where made, name, cups to make from can. Each side has different text. back gives directions for making different kinds of postum drink. Press down lid.
This box was either a product sold in Clyde Stanley's general store in Keota, Colorado, and/or it was used in the home of the Sandstead family in Keota and/or Sterling, Colorado.
Primary inscription on the front: Instant / POSTUM / CEREAL BEVERAGE / MADE OF EXTRACT OF ROASTED BRAN, ROASTED / WHOLE WHEAT AND SUGAR-CANE MOLASSES / "There's a Reason" / Makes 100 Cups / MADE INSTANTLY IN THE CUP / Fast Food Products / C.W.Post / MANUFACTURED BY POST PRODUCTS DIVISION OF / GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION, BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN, U. S. A. / 8 OZ.-NET WT.-227 GR. / MADE IN U.S.A., Secondary inscription on the front in red: 45
Secondary inscription on the base stamped in black ink: 2089, Primary inscription on one side: POSTUM CONTAINS NO CAFFEIN [sic] / OR OTHER STIMULANT / THAT MAY CAUSE SLEEPLESSNESS / NERVOUSNESS OR INDIGESTION., Primary inscription embossed into the metal lid: KEEP / AIR TIGHT / PRESS DOWN / LID