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Object ID 000480

Object Name Shoe polish dauber

Object Desc Shoe polish dauber, a part of the victory shoe shine kit. No descriptive works or marks on the brush's lamb wool patch with leather underneath and a light colored wooden handle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000458

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General Category History

Category Shoes


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords shoeshine kit,polishing,shoes,military,footwear,

Title Shoe polish dauber

Description A part of the Victory shoe shine kit sent to soldiers in World War II in the early 1940s. This kit inclues 5 star star complete combination: quality lamb's wool polishing brush, handy lamb's wool polish dauber, waterproof wax shoe polish, durable polishing cloth. pair of quality mercerized shoe laces.


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Height 0

Length 6

Width 0.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details width widest part of handle. width of wool brush 1. length of wool 1.75. length of handle 4.5

Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY458



Date MAR 4,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes wool and leather in good shape. the only problem is that the leather on the bottom right is not fully attached to the wooden handle. the wooden handle is in good condition. there are no chips. it has smooth light wood.