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Object ID 000439

Object Name Shawmut Rubber Co. crate

Object Desc Brown wooden Shawmut crate with black labeling. Shawmut Rubber Co. was located in Boston, MA. Manufactured rubber for shoe soles.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000415

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Shoes


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords crates,Shawmut Rubber Co.,shoes,footwear,rubber,wooden crates,

Title Shawmut Rubber Co. crate

Description Brown wooden Shawmut crate with black labeling.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9

Length 15

Width 10.25

Depth 9

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Crate is 9 inches tall, 15 inches long, 10.25 inches wide and 9 inches deep.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Shawmut Rubber Co.

Maker Details This company manufactured rubber for shoe soles.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY415



Date FEB 27,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes White scratches and markings across proper front and proper back panels of crate. 1 inch scuff mark on back panel of crate that exposes wood. Some water/salt damage on proper left side of back panel


Date MAR 11,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Speakeasy Exhibit - automatic entry by admin