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Fitch's Menthol Pep
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Details

Object ID 000378

Object Name Fitch's Menthol Pep

Object Desc Porcelain bottle. The bottom half is paneled and the neck of the bottle has an hourglass shape. Has a metal spout with states "The Herpicide Co. Detroit". Label with a cream and green design as the border "Fitch's Menthol Pep for after shaving"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000353

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords F. W. Fitch Co.,Mentho Pep,aftershave,bottles,shaving,Herpicide Co.,grooming,


Title Fitch's Menthol Pep

Description Porcelain bottle. The bottom half is paneled and the neck of the bottle has an hourglass shape. Has a metal spout with states "The Herpicide Co. Detroit". Label with a cream and green design as the border "Fitch's Menthol Pep for after shaving", "The F. W. Fitch Co. Des Moines"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 8.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.5

Circumference 8.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Height including spout 8.5in, circumferance 8.5in, diameter 2.5in.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker F. W. Fitch Co.

Maker Details The F. W. Fitch Co. was established in 1892 by Fred W. Fitch. Manufactured cosmetic and hair products. Sold to Grove Laboratories in 1949.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY353

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 23,2013

Summary Good

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes Bottle is in good condition, some stains on the bottle. The paper label is legible but is coming off. Height including spout 8.5in, circumferance 8.5in, diameter 2.5in.


Events

Date FEB 23,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Barber Shop Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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