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Object ID 001359

Object Name Aren Ginger Ale serving tray

Object Desc Metal serving tray for Aren ginger ale. Rectangular. Green with gold border. Image of bottle at left with "Aren Beverages" in yellow circle at center. Back painted green.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001863

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900s

End Year Range 1930s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Aren Ginger Ale,trays,advertising,soft drinks,beverages,spring water,Waukesha Spring Water,promotional items,

Title Aren Ginger Ale serving tray

Description Metal serving tray, rectangular. Green and gold border. Red interior of tray. Image of bottle at left with "Drink" imprinted over. At center is yellow oval with "Aren / Beverages". At lower right is green circle with text, "All / Flavors". At top interior edge of tray is text, "You Can Taste the Difference". At bottom interior edge is text, "Bottled With Spring Water in Waukesha County". Back of tray is painted green, most likely not original


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Height 1

Length 10.5

Width 13.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0



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Image Caption CMY1863



Date JAN 30,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Both front and back of tray have scratches. On front, there is loss in the "R" of Aren of the paint layer from a scrathc. At top near the "N" in Aren there are more scratches. Some pitting in the metal. Tray edges are worn. At lower left corner and along lower edge there is wear which looks at if it has been retouched with green paint. Loss on edges of top layer of paint in small areas around rim. On back, green paint is not original. Some wear on edges of bottom. Some pitting and corrosion on the left half of tray


Date JAN 31,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin