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Object ID 000791

Object Name Pratts Poultry Regulator

Object Desc Cardboard box containing Pratts Poultry Regulator, a tonic and appetizer. Made by Pratt Food Co. For use with chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, and pigeons.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000718

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Agriculture


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords poultry,animal feed,Pratt Food Co.,tonic,boxes,

Title Pratts Poultry Regulator

Description Cardboard box containing Pratts Poultry Regulator. 2.75lb box. Cover graphic is a rooster pulling a wagon full of eggs with a chicken sitting on top. Medicinal tonic and mineral supplement which claims to "make any mash better." Back of box is same image and information as front. Sides of box have instructions for use and ingredient list. Top and bottom of box have been heavily taped shut, box presumably contains its original contents which may have been leaking out.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8.75

Length 0

Width 6

Depth 1.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Pratt Food Company

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Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY718



Date JUN 5,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box is in fairly good shape. Box has been taped at top and bottom, presumably the original contents were leaking out. Appears that object is a plain cardboard box with a printed paper wrapper.