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Post  Jonno on Wed 2 Nov - 22:32

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These were first released in 1963 the last photo shows an impressed 2 E near the edge.
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Post  Ev on Thu 3 Nov - 8:04

There is a large thread on coffee cans Jonno -
very interesting too.

http://www.newzealandpottery.net/t1122-crown-lynn-cook-serve-coffee-cans?highlight=cans
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Post  Jonno on Thu 3 Nov - 8:33

Thanks for that reference Ev looks fascinating. I forwarded to the gallery by checking if IMAGE was listed , sorry to double up.
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Post  Ev on Thu 3 Nov - 10:29

No worries Jonno Smile
There is so much information and so many photos on here that things are hard to find sometimes.
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Post  Jonno on Sun 3 Jan - 20:24

Checking my only Coffee Can today while researching Cook & Serve I re-read Jeremy's informative post about his collection and can see that my handpainted Image design can was intended to be stamped 28E as his was. My original posting and photo failed to see the very barest sliver of the bottom curve o an 8 but knowing what to look for I can see it under bright sunlight with a loupe.

So it seems this was a mould/shape number for these coffee cans back in 1963 when they were first released and rather than being part of the mould the number was stamped in after the shape was moulded.
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