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Object ID 001777

Object Name Cardinell Duo Ink & Stain Eradicator

Object Desc Cardboard box with sliding lid. Contains two bottles one clear glass the second is brown glass. Both have rubber stoppers with glass tubes. Box is blue with white text.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002019a-c

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General Category History

Category Stationery Items


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 10

Object Date

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords ink remover,stain remover,fountain pens,Cardinell Duo,Cardinell Corporation,writing,bottles,

Title Cardinell Duo Ink & Stain Eradicator

Description Cardboard box with sliding lid and two glass bottles. A: Lid is rectangular, large and slides over a small box base. Blue with white text on top lid is text "Duo" with "Cardinell" over it and "Eradiator" below. On front and back sides text "Cardinell / Duo / Ink & Stain / Eradiator". On Left is directions for paper. On right side is directions for fabric. B: Base is small, square cardboard box. Blue with white text. Front and back sides have text "Duo / Ink Eradicator/ Keep Corked / Pull Here to Open / Keep Covered". Left and right sides, "Cardinell / Duo / Ink & Stain / Eradicator". C: Clear glass bottle in half moon shape with one side curved and one straight. Empty. Red, rubber cork with "1" embossed on top attached to glass tube. D: Brown glass bottle in half moon shape. Clear liquid inside. Black, rubber cork with "2" embossed attached to glass tube.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 0

Width 2.25

Depth 2.13

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions are for the lid (A). B: 1 3/8" H x 2 1/8" W x 2 1/8" D C: 3 1/16" H x 2" W x 1" D D: 3" H x 2" W x 1" D

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Cardinell Corporation

Maker Details Located in Montclair, NJ.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2019a-d



Date MAR 18,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes A: Edges are very worn with fraying at corners. On front side there is a crease at center of lower edge that runs vertically. At front center by "Duo" are marks in pencil that are etched into paper. On left side of box at top edge is crease in paper. White parts of exterior are discolored and yellowed. Top lid is creased and worn. B: edges are worn and creased. Yellowing and discoloration on exterior and interior. On front and back there is a manufacturer error in that the text is off center. Bottom of box is very worn with loss of blue coloring. C: Accretions around rubber cork at top. Interior of bottle has dried liquid at the bottle and stains horizontally along edges. Exterior is dirty. D: Liquid still in bottle. Accretions around rubber cork at top. Exterior is dirty.