Antique and Vintage Milk Cans

Milk cans, also known as milk churns, milk pails, and dairy cans, go back about 6,000 years to the domestication of cows. Even then, it was understood that if one intended to milk a cow, one needed a container for that milk, and then a way to deliver it to others. Similarly, fragments of pottery used to hold dairy products have been found at Stonehenge, while metal milk pots made of copper go back at least 1,000 years. While many collectors...Continue Reading