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Details

Object ID 002022

Object Name White Toy Stove

Object Desc White miniature stove used for a salesman sample. "Rober" stoves. Made by Arcade Mfg. Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001575a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Cabinet 1, Shelf 10

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords toys,stoves,miniatures,Arcade Manufacturing Co.,


Title White Toy Stove

Description White/Grey miniature cast iron stove (CMY001575a). Stove appears to be from "Rober." Front of stove is metallic/sides are white/cream. Stove has 3 working cabinets/doors. There is a removeable silver burner. In addition, there are two removable burner plates (CMY001575b-c). Because of their history making cast iron toys, its possible this stove was used as a toy not a salesman sample.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 5.5

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions refer to entire stove (CMY001575a). The following dimensions refer to the removable burner plates: 1" W X 2"L

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Arcade Manufacturing Co.

Maker Details Founded in 1868 as the Novelty Iron Works by Edward H. and Charles Morgan, conducted business in two small buildings with a staff of ten people. In 1874, the company expanded and erected a larger structure. They continued at the new location until 1885, when the Novelty Iron Works was discontinued and reorganized as the Arcade Manufacturing Company. In 1896, The first products of Arcade were a cork extractor and a screen door hinge, and box type coffee mills. In the early 1900s, Arcade Company is most famous for its cast iron toys. Their toys included doll houses and furniture, cars, trucks, buses, planes, farm vehicles, 1900s: The Arcade Company is most famous for its cast iron toys. Their toys included doll houses and furniture, cars, trucks, buses, planes, farm vehicles, pint-sized farm tools, and banks.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1575a-c

Description

Conditions

Date APR 23,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Although only one cabinet door is missing, the paint on the stove is heavily chipped.


Events

Provenance

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