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Object ID 001124

Object Name Crown Price Tags

Object Desc Retangle box containing price labels for marking products in a store.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000986a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Business/Office


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords price tags,Crown Paper Company,General Storage Prices,

Title Crown Price Tags

Description The Box is a brown rectangle. The cover 986A has labeling on all sides. The front of the cover has a list of how much of each price tag is in the box. It also states that price tags are right proportioned for Grocery and Butcher Shops. It is supposed to contain 715 price tages. The left and right sides of the cover give examples on how to use the price tags. The top side has a number label. The bottom side states that the Crown Paper Box Co. is the manufacturer. 986B is the bottom of the box which contains all price cards. There is no labeling on any of the sides. the prices in the box are from 0 cents to 1 dollar. 0-10 cents: 154 11-20 cents: 150 21-30 cents: 96 31- 40 cents: 36 41-50 cents: 24 52- 60 cents: 27 63-80 cents: 22 83- 1 dollar: 14 2 for 5 cents- 25 cents: 78 3 for 10 cents -25 cents: 42 4 for 25 and 6 for 15 cents: 30 Blank price tags: 12 Blanks 2, 3, 4, 6, for :16 total: 701. 14 are missing. 986c: is the instructions on how to put the price tags together.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 16.5

Width 2.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details 986c (instruction manual): 6.00 x 10.00 inches

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The Crown Paper Box Co.

Maker Details Crown Paper Box Corporation manufactures folding cartons and custom product packaging solutions in the United States. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. As of November 11, 2009, Crown Paper Box Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Colbert Packaging Corporation.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY986a-c



Date JAN 3,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes The cover of the box is riped on seam on the right side. The box and its contents all have some edge wear, although the price tags seem to be in very good shape. The instruction manual is creased in multiple directions. That also has some edge wear as well.


Date JAN 3,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to On-Site Storage from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin