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Object ID 000793

Object Name Boyer's Stock Dip and Disinfectant

Object Desc Red metal container of Boyer's Stock Dip and Disinfectant. For use in animals and general disinfecting. Made by The Boyer Chemical Laboratory Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000720

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 disinfectant,Stock Dip,Boyer Chemical Laboratory,animal dip,

Title Boyer's Stock Dip and Disinfectant

Description One gallon metal container of Boyer's Stock Dip and Disinfectant. Container is rectangular in shape, painted red. Top is of exposed metal, and bottom is a silver metal. It has a metal handle attached on top and a circular cover closing the opening where you would pour the liquid from. Cover does not come off. Front says "Boyer's Best "3B" Guaranteed Brand", "Stock Dip and Disinfectant", "No.107", "The Boyer Chemical Laboratory Co. Paris, France Chicago, U.S.A". Paper label on front. Colors are a red background, tan yellow and black. Front label has some writing on the left and right in a black background and tan letters. On the left, other products offered by the company are listed. On the right, the Company's Guarantee for a refund. Below that it says "One gallon Price $1.75". There is another paper label on the back, yellow with black writing, listing the different uses of the product and the directions for "dipping" the animals. Nothing on the sides of the container.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10

Length 0

Width 7.5

Depth 3.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Cover is 1 inch in diameter.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Boyer Chemical Laboratory Co.

Maker Details Paris, France. Chicago, U.S.A.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY720



Date JUN 5,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Samanta Pugh

Notes There are scratches on the red painted metal in several areas, some exposing the metal underneath. There are also dark stains on many areas on the metal. Rust is also present on the exposed metal areas (top and bottom) Paper label has tears on the corners as well as some small tears on its surface, some of which expose the red metal underneath. Label has some dirt smudges and also presents some discoloration. There is a dent on the lower left side in the front. Handle is functional, circular cover does not open. Some residue from the product has dried out around the cover.Silver metal bottom also has scratches throughout, some stains and a little rust.