Object ID 002203
Object Name Augusta Grocery Co. Peanuts box
Object Desc Rectangular, cardboard box for peanuts. Beige color with red ink.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002113
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 12
Object Date 1940s
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Augusta Grocery Co.,Dayton Paper Novelty Co.,boxes,peanuts,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. On left, top flap is missing. 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 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." 5.18.2014 Found missing left flap in a box.
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Place of Origin
Maker Dayton Paper Novelty Co.
Date MAY 16,2014
Notes On left side of box loss of top flap of lid. On top of box tear about 5" along top edge. On right 1/2 of top lid there are marks from liquid. Dark disoloration along right side of box on the edges. Creases along edges. Wear and fraying of cardboard. Ink is worn.
Date MAY 18,2014
Notes Found missing left flap in another food box. Labeled and put piece in a bag. Flap has dark discoloration and tearing around edges.