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Object ID 000464

Object Name Shoe Buffer Brush

Object Desc Wooden-handeled shoe polish dauber with bristles. Marked: Dauber Shinola Bristle for pat. applied.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000443

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General Category History

Category Shoes


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit

Object Date

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords shoebrushes,shoes,cleaning,polishing,footwear,brushes,

Title Shoe Buffer Brush

Description Used to remove dirt from shoe. Used as a buffer. Dauber shinola brush bristle. The brush has a wooden handle, black horse hair bristles. The bristles are held in an iron metal band and screwed into the wooden handle so that they rotate.


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Height 0

Length 6.25

Width 0.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Length of the wood handle is 6.25 inches. 2 inches the brush to the wood.

Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY443



Date MAR 1,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes the wood is in great condition. there are a few scratches on the metal that has details. The metal attached to the bristles is rusty. the bristles are in good shape.


Date MAR 1,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 1,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit from Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit - automatic entry by admin