Object ID 002280
Object Name General Electric Mazda Auto Lamps
Object Desc Blue metal tin with rounded edges. Removable lid with light bulb holder.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001751a-c
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Garage Exhibit
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords General Electric,light bulbs,auto parts,automobile,Mazda,
Title General Electric Mazda Auto Lamps
Description blue metal tin with rounded edges, white lettering, removable lid, and light bulb holder inside. Lid reads: "General Electric, Mazda, Auto lamps" Features GE logo and image of light bulb. Side1: GE logo Side2: "Always use your lower beams when meeting other cars" Side 3: Company information Side 4: "Carry spare Mazda lamps for safety's sake"
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Light bulb holder measures 0.75"x2.50"x1.00"
Place of Origin
Maker General Electric
Maker Details General Electric was formed by the 1892 merger of Edison General Electric Company of Schenectady, New York, and Thomson-Houston Electric Company of Lynn, Massachusetts, with the help of Drexel, Morgan & Co. Both plants continue to operate under the GE banner to this day. The company was incorporated in New York, with the Schenectady plant used as headquarters for many years thereafter.
Date MAY 23,2014
Assessor Dylan Kite
Notes Minor chipped paint, dents, and wear.