Object ID 000795
Object Name Eveready Mazda Lamps Box
Object Desc Rectangular cardboard box filled with 7 Eveready mazda lamps of two different sizes. Made by National Carbon Co. Inc.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000722a-h
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Hardware Store
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Eveready,Mazda lamps,National Carbon Co.,lamps,light bulbs,
Title Eveready Mazda Lamps
Description Cardboard box, rectangular in shape, filled with 7 miniature mazda lamps of two different sizes. Box has been opened. Colors of the box are tan, red and blue. The back and top of the box says "Eveready Mazda Lamps Always Dependable" in a red rectangular background with a blue outline and writing in blue. There are also 2 lamps on each side of the writing. The front has the same color scheme, but says "Eveready Mazda Lamps" "National Carbon Co. Inc. New York and San Francisco", "Unit of Union Carbide and Carbon Corp. Made in USA". It also has two GE signs on rach side of the logo and 45c written in pencil. The left side part of the box has a note from the company in blue writing inside a red bachground. The right side contains info on the type, size and quantity of lamps. Bottom has info about the manufacturer and its patents written in blue.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions above are for the box. 7 miniature lamps inside are of two different sizes.
Place of Origin
Maker National Carbon Co. Inc.
Maker Details The Mazda lamps are actually manufactured by General Electric Company. Eveready is owned by National Carbon Company which was the exclusive distributor of GE mininature Mazda lamps bearing the trade mark Eveready.
Date JUN 6,2013
Assessor Samanta Pugh
Notes Box has been opened. Some wear is seen on its corners and edges. The right front corner seems to be more damaged where there is a tear on the top part along the fold. The box has clear tape on the back part of the cover as well as the left top side of the box. There is also silver duct tape inside where the cover and the box meet. The box has dirt smudges outside and inside. Box still opens and closes. The lamps inside are intact.
Date JUN 6,2013
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Appliance store - automatic entry by admin