|Object ID #||2016.021.009|
|Object Name||Crate, Shipping|
|Title||Barbetta Orchards Ltd. Fruit Crate|
|Year Range from||1936|
|Place of Origin||Meaford, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|
|Description||A rectangular wooden fruit crate, with nailed construction, and two nailed on wooden lift handles that have been painted orange. In orange-red stencilled lettering is "BARBETTA ORCHARDS LTD. / MEAFORD, ONT."|
Made for Barbetta Orchards Limited, located outside of Meaford, Grey County.
Provenance unknown. Last owned by Brad Johnston, owner of Barbetta Orchards.
|Collection||Commercial Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||H-27.5 W-54 L-39.8 cm|
|Found||Meaford, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|
Johnston, Cecil C.
Fruit crate labels
Meaford Industries & Products
Barbetta Orchards Limited
|Function||A re-usable wooden shipping container, used to hold fruit. It would be returned to the orchard later on.|