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Object ID # 2016.021.009
Object Name Crate, Shipping
Title Barbetta Orchards Ltd. Fruit Crate
Year Range from 1936
Made Unknown
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."
Provenance 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
Material Wood/Paint/Metal
Dimensions H-27.5 W-54 L-39.8 cm
Found Meaford, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
People Johnston, Cecil C.
Subjects Apples
Apple orchards
Fruit industry
Fruit crate labels
Search Terms 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.