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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Garage Exhibit
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.
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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"
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.
Date MAY 23,2014
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