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Details

Object ID 000484

Object Name Clark's Shoe Balm

Object Desc White cardboard "Clark's Shoe Balm" box with black labeling. Inside a bottle of the balm, with a red liquid inside of it. Label matches the box. Lid is removable but will not remove due to liquid inside of bottle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000462a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Shoes

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Clark Shoe Balm & Dye Company,shoes,bottles,boxes,leather,


Title Clark's Shoe Balm

Description White cardboard "Clark's Shoe Balm" box with black labeling. Inside a bottle of the balm, with a red liquid inside of it. Label matches the box. Lid is removable but will not remove due to liquid inside of bottle.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4.25

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 1.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The bottle measures 3.75 inches tall, 1.5 inches wide, and the lids diameter is .75 inches.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Clark Shoe Balm & Dye Company

Maker Details Manufactured by the Clark Shoe Balm & Dye Co. located in Milwaukee, WI. Shoe balm used to keep stiff patent leather shoes from cracking.

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Image Caption CMY462a-b

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Image Caption CMY462a-b

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Conditions

Date MAR 5,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Box in fair condition. Grey discoloration on all sides of box. Box itself bent outwards on both left and right sides. Lid bent upwards. Yellowed magic tape holding edges covering 1.75 inch rip in proper right side panel. Three pieces of yellowed magic tape also holding 1 inch rip together. The bottle is in good condition, label is almost perfect, lid has some scratches in the black paint.


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