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Object ID 002241

Object Name Wards Spark Plug

Object Desc Red and blue cardboard container with tan and black lettering. Spark plug inside with blue base, metal body and white and blue extension.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001719

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Automotive


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Garage Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords spark plugs,Wards Spark Plug,Montgomery Ward & Co.,automobile,car parts,

Title Wards Spark Plug

Description Red Cardboard box with blue bands and tan and black lettering. Has 4 identical sides. Side: "Supreme quality, Wards Spark Plug, 5, Montgomery Ward, U.S.A." Top: "61-9084, 5, Made in U.S.A." Bottom: "2" Spark plug reads: "7, Made in U.S.A., Blue crown motor master, Reg. U.S. Pat. Office"


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 1

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Spark plug measures 3" long

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Montgomery Ward & Co.

Maker Details Montgomery Ward was founded by Aaron Montgomery Ward in 1872. In 1908, the company opened a 1.25 million ft² building stretching along nearly 1/4 mile of the Chicago River, north of downtown Chicago.Currently it is just an online store.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1719a-b



Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Wear to edges of box, slight tear at bottom of one side, sparkplug in good shape, minor rust and age showen on metal parts.