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Object ID 000235

Object Name Star Egg Carriers

Object Desc Wooden egg carrying tray. Metal rod runs along grooved sides. The other side also has the grooves, but is missing the metal rod handle. Gold metal bottom, inner dividers seperate eggs made out of cardboard.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000105

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source CMY105

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords egg carrier,Star Egg Carrier brand,carrier,

Title Star Egg Carriers

Description Wooden Tray/crate used for carrying eggs. Star Egg Carriers and trays manufacturers only MDTG co. Rochester, N.Y. Pat. Mar. 10;'03 Can. Dec 19,'05; Eng. Apr 14, 08


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.75

Length 12.5

Width 8.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The metal rod is 20.5 inches long.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Star Egg Carrier &Tray Mfg.

Maker Details Rochester, New York.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000105



Date FEB 8,2013

Summary fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes Outside is in good condition. Inside mangled cardboard coming apart, pinkish-orange tape on some of the cardboard. Some clear tape and some pencial marks on the white cardboard. Everything on the inside deterioring.