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Object ID 002284

Object Name Fisk Tube Repair Kit

Object Desc Orange and blue cardboard tube with metal base. threads at top indicate missing screw-on lid. contains small, punctured metal lid, tube of rubber cement, and smaller cardboard tube full of rubber patches. Large rubber mat fused to inside edges.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001754a-d

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 automobile,car maintenance,rubber cement,Fisk Rubber Corporation,tire repair,

Title Fisk Tube Repair Kit

Description Orange and blue cardboard tube containing smaller cardboard tube filled with rubber patches, small punctured metal lid, and tube of rubber cement. Container reads: "Fisk, time to retire, (get a Fisk), tube repair kit, garage size, with bevelled patches, the Fisk Rubber Corporation, Chicopee Falls, Mass., U.S.A." Features directions on other side.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4

Circumference 12.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Rubber cement tube: 3.00"x1.25" Metal cap: Diameter: 1.00", Circumference: 3.14" Rubber patch container: Height: 3.00", Diameter: 3.00", Circumference: 9.50"

Quantity 4



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Fisk Rubber Corporation

Maker Details In October, 1912, The Fisk Rubber Company was founded, which succeeded a Delaware company of hte same name. In 1920 it was one of the largest manufacturers of pneumatic tires and tire sundries for automobiles, motorcycles, and bikes. The headquarters was located in Chicopee Falls, MA.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1754a-d



Date MAY 23,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Prominent tears, scrapes, scuffs, etc. Missing top. Contents in adequate shape.


Date MAY 23,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Garage Exhibit from Room 1, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 25,2014

Summary Status change

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