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Montgomery Ward & Co. shoebox
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Details

Object ID 000496

Object Name Montgomery Ward & Co. shoebox

Object Desc Cardboard box with brown base and white lid. Marked "Montgomery Ward & Co. Satisfaction Guarented of Your Money Back" and stamped:24-4063 on the outside of the border. Size 7 width

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000474a-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 footwear,Montgomery Ward & Co.,shoes,boxes,


Title Montgomery Ward & Co. shoebox

Description Cardboard box with brown base and white lid. Marked "Montgomery Ward & Co. Satisfaction Guarented of Your Money Back" and stamped:24-4063 on the outside of the border. Size 7 width

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4

Length 12.75

Width 6.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Montgomery Ward & Co.

Maker Details Montgomery Ward was founded by Aaron Montgomery Ward in 1872. In 1908, the company opened a 1.25 million ft² building stretching along nearly 1/4 mile of the Chicago River, north of downtown Chicago.Currently it is just an online store.

Maker Mark

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Image Caption CMY474a-b

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 6,2013

Summary Poor

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes crack in the front left side of the lid. discoloration and wear turning some spots tan. small hole on the top of the lid. large crack on the left side of the lid and ther is a large piece of tape on some of it (over 1 in. wide) the crack is approx. 6 inches. the back side of the lid has a 3 in crack with a 6 in piece of yellow tape under the crack. the left side of the box has some brown stains toward the front the is a small piece of clear tape on the front of the box connecting to the right side of the box. the bottom of the boxhas a black smudge and a large crack in the box creating a hole (irregular shape around 4 in.)


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