Vintage tin cube by NIEMEIJER for Pecco teaSKU: BT-2565-19
Vintage tin cube by NIEMEIJER for Pecco tea.
Tin cube for NIEMEIJER Orange Pecco tea with oriental scenes in relief.
- Manufacturer: Nederlands Vereenigde tin fabriek
- Date of manufacture: 1956/1956
This square tin has the shape of a cube. It has a hinged lid. The decoration of the tin consists of oriental embossed scenes and is executed in red and gold details on a cream-coloured background. On the corners, the tin has red with gold decorations. On top of the lid is an oriental sign for prosperity and happiness. Text on the can: Orange Pecco Tea, Orange Pekoe Tea, Nett weight 1/2 LB. TH. Niemeyer N.V. Groningen. Th. Niemeyer LTD. Holland. Net 227 grams.
This tin is in a good vintage condition with normal traces of use and age-related traces of wear.
- Height: 7.4 cm.
- Length: 7.4 cm.
- Width: 7.4 cm.
Niemeyer BV has been a family business for a long time, resulting from a trade in colonial goods. This trade was founded by Meindert Niemeijer on March 25, 1819. The trade was then just outside the city and sold products from the colonies, including tobacco. The tobacco trade (Het Wapen van Rotterdam) was expanded with the production of tobacco. In this way, the company had both the production and sale of notch tobacco in-house. After son Theodorus Niemeijer had taken over the company from his father, the company started producing for other companies in addition to its own production (of the brand 'the weapon of Rotterdam'). 'De Bijenkorf' and 'de Tabakshandel' are some examples of this. The company also started producing coffee and tea.
During the great depression in 1932/1933, the company stopped producing cigarettes. The factory spaces were used for the production of coffee and tea.
The company survived World War II by producing surrogate coffee and tea substitute (under the name Savora).
The company grew during the twentieth century. It took over various tobacco manufacturers in the city of Groningen, including F. Lieftinck, and also entered the international markets. Due to the intense competition from Douwe Egberts, the company had to stop coffee and tea sales in the 1960s.
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Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland
Kind of object
Tin cube for tea
Cube - NIEMEIJER - Pecco tea - Niemeyer
Red - light yellow - gold
Nederlands Vereenigde blikfabriek
Tin - metal
Cube-shaped tin - hinged lid
Good vintage condition
Parcel post with track & trace