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Singer Sewing Machines Waste Basket
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Details

Object ID 000358

Object Name Singer Sewing Machines Waste Basket

Object Desc Metal tall oval based tin used for trash. Black exterior with deroations on front and back. Inside is a gold metallic color. The front says "Singer Sewing Machines." Written inside of a red S. Behind which sits a women working at a sewing machine.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000337

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Household Items

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Second Floor Bathroom

Object Date 1970s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords waste baskets,Singer Sewing Machine Co.,sewing machines,Cheinco,J. Chein & Company,garbage cans,


Title Singer Sewing Machine Waste Basket

Description Metal tall oval based tin used for trash. Black exterior with deroations on front and back. Inside is a gold metallic color. The front says "Singer Sewing Machines." Written inside of a red S. Behind which sits a women working at a sewing machine. The back, shows an illustration of the Singer sewing machine, and at the top, between ornate floral borders it says, "Singer."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 13

Length 10.75

Width 7

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The top sides are narrower then the bottom, although it opens up wider front to back, 10 by 8.25 inches.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Cheinco

Maker Details The bottom says, CHEINCO, MADE IN USA. In the 1970s, J. Chein & Company sold its Renwal division and focused on manufacturing lithographed sheet steel housewars, such as wastebaskets, under the brand Cheinco. In the 1980s, the company was sold to the Atlantic Can Company.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY337

Description Singer Waste Basket.

Conditions

Date MAR 28,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes Some corrosion of the metal on the bottom of the basket, inside is mostly just very stained, and very dirty since it is not a waste basket in use.


Events

Date FEB 21,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Drug Store Exhibit from Barber Shop Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes