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Details

Object ID 000099

Object Name Paraseal Wax

Object Desc Wax sheets inside a thin cardboard box. The box is blue and red, and the writing is in white. There are two boxes. Brand is Paraseal "Wax for Canning, and Candles."

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000075a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1940

End Year Range 1980

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords wax,Paraseal,canning,


Title Paraseal Wax

Description Wax sheets inside a thin cardboard box. The box is blue and red, and the writing is in white. There are two boxes. Brand is Paraseal "Wax for Canning, and Candles."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 5

Width 2.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 2

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details I found a similar style box from this company dated to 1960's 1970's.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000075a-b

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 28,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes Both boxes are in good condition, the boxes edges are kind of warped from being opened and closed so much. CMY75a still contains five blocks of wax (the original amount), CMY75b only contains four blocks. Both have a few water spots, and dirt.


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