Object ID 002275
Object Name Monkey Link Self-Closing Repair Link
Object Desc Red, white, and green cardboard box. Contains 7 chain links.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001746a-h
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Garage Exhibit
Start Year Range 1948
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords automobile,car maintenance,Monkey Link,Flower City Specialty Company,tire chains,
Title Monkey Link Self-Closing Repair Link
Description Red and white cardboard box with green and red lettering. Contains chain link x7. Top: Directions Bottom: "7 No.1 repair links for passenger cars. Also repairs side chains" Front: "Monkey Link self-closing repair link, No.1, no tools required, trade mark reg. U.S. pat. off., be sure the monkey is on the package, Flower City Specialty Co., Rochester, N.Y., 1948 F.C.S., Co." Back: Description Side 1: "Why buy new chains! Use Monkey Link Brand repair links. made in 6 sizes. Fits all chains." Side 2: "Monkey Link Brand... Self-closing repair link. These are the only links that always fall out of cross chains when they wear out."
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Contains 7 chain links 1.5" in length.
Place of Origin
Maker Flower City Specialty Company
Maker Details Manufactured Monkey Link products as early as 1922.
Date MAY 23,2014
Assessor Dylan Kite
Notes Minor wear to corners, minor stains/scuffs. Chain links in great condition.
Date MAY 25,2014
Summary Status change
Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin