|Object ID #||1980.012.010|
|Object Name||Bag, Food Storage|
|Other Name||Bag, Flour|
|Title||Flour Shipping Bag (Wm. Knechtel & Son Ltd.)|
|Lexicon category||7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact|
|Made||Wm. Knechtel & Son Ltd.|
|Place of Origin||Merriton, Ontario|
|Description||Paper flour bag from Wm. Knechtel & Son Ltd., Hanover, Grey County. The white bag is printed with blue lettering for "PACIFIC" above a polychromatic scene of a ship with "Pacific" on it, below which is blue and red printing for "CHOICE ONTARIO PASTRY / WM. KNECHTEL & SON, LTD. / HANOVER, ONT. CANADA". The closed end of the bag is also printed in dark blue with "PACIFIC / CHOICE ONTARIO PASTRY FLOUR". There is a rectangular, red-printed area verifying the bag as meeting the requirements of a Canadian-made Freight Shipping Bag.|
Red-printed lettering in a rectangular margin:
"Canadian Made Freight Shipping Bag / Meeting Requirements of / CANADIAN FREIGHT CLASSIFICATION / FOR FLOUR / GUARANTEED BY / ALLIANCE PAPER MILLS, LIMITED / MERRITTON, ONT."
Manufactured at Merriton, Ontario for the William Knechtel & Son Limited factory at Hanover, Grey County.
Provenance unknown. Last owned by Mabel G. Mustard of RR#5 Chatsworth, Grey County.
|Collection||Commercial Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||H-62 W-11.3 L-23.9 cm|
|Found||Chatsworth, Township of Chatsworth, Grey County|
Grey County Industry