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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Bank
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Details

Object ID 001046

Object Name Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Bank

Object Desc Oscar Mayer Wienermobile piggy bank. A car shaped as a hot dog with a slot for coins to be put into. It says Oscar Mayer on it.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000920

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coin Banks

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Hallway Shelf 4

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Oscar Mayer,wienermobile,banks,toys,


Title Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Bank

Description It is an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile coin bank. The car is shaped as a hot dog on a yellow base. The hot dog says "Oscar Mayer" with a yellow background. There is a slot for coins to be put into. The base says "All Meat Wieners." The back of the base says "Pat. No. D171-550 Wienermobile."

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Height 4.25

Length 9.75

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Site

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Place of Origin

Maker Oscar Mayer Co.

Maker Details "Wienermobile" is the name for a series of automobiles shaped like a hot dog on a bun which are used to promote and advertise Oscar Mayer products in the United States. The first version was created in 1936 by Oscar Mayer's nephew, Carl G. Mayer, and variants are still used by the Oscar Mayer company today. Drivers of the Wienermobiles are known as Hotdoggers and often hand out toy whistles shaped as replicas of the Wienermobile, known as Wienerwhistles.

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Conditions

Date OCT 31,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Baker

Notes The bottom is rusting and some of the paint is coming off of the sides.


Events

Date OCT 31,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 3 from Hallway shelf - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 8,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway Shelf 4 from Room 1, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin


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