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Augusta Grocery Co. Peanuts box
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Details

Object ID 002194

Object Name Augusta Grocery Co. Peanuts box

Object Desc Rectangular, cardboard box for peanuts. Beige color with red ink.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002106

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 12

Object Date 1940s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords boxes,peanuts,Augusta Grocery Company,Dayton Paper Novelty Co.,food,


Title Augusta Grocery Co. Peanuts box

Description Rectangular cardboard box. Flap lids on left and right sides with tabs on top lip to insert into bottom lid. Beige color with red ink. On top of box text, "The Largest Package for a Nickel / on the Market / Fresh Peanuts". On front and back text, "The Big Triangular Package / Peanuts / Price 5 Cents". On left and right sides circle with "5 c." in it. Bottom of box has text, "Always Fresh / Roasted and Packed by / Augusta Grocery Company / Triangular Block / Augusta, Georgia". On left side flap there is makers mark "The Dayton Paper Novelty Co."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.88

Length 0

Width 7.5

Depth 2.88

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material cardboard

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dayton Paper Novelty Co.

Maker Details Dayton, Ohio

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2106

Description

Conditions

Date MAY 15,2015

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, edge wear minor surface wear. Creases along edges. Corners are worn. Discoloration and fading. On front side of box there are creases at right edge from handling. Crease at lower edge near left corner. On left side, flap is worn and creased. On top side of box tear in paper at upper right edge. On right side, cellophane tape at lower edge. Wear along right edge. Bottom of box is creased along edges.


Events

Date MAY 15,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAY 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 17 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAY 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 17 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes