Object ID 002319
Object Name Champion Spark Plug box
Object Desc Red, white, and blue cardboard box. Contains black metal and ceramic spark plug, instructions on wax paper, and warning paper.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001785a-d
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date MAY 28,2014
Location Garage Exhibit
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords automobile,car maintenance,Champion,spark plugs,
Title Champion Spark Plug box
Description Red, white, and blue cardboard box with white lettering. Top/Bottom read: "Champion 63 S Ceramic" Front:"Guaranteed dependable, Spark plug" Features Champion logo" Back: "Champion spark plugs" Sides: "Extra range, Champion, Spark plugs, Reg. U.S. Pat. Off., made in U.S.A." Spark plug is black metal and ceramic Warning paper and instructions paper
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Unit of Measure
Dimension Details Spark plug measures 3.00" long and 1.00" wide at its widest point. Warning paper measures 3.50"x2.00" Instructions paper measures 5.00"x7.25"
Place of Origin
Maker Details Champion was a Fortune 500 Company founded by Robert A. Stranahan and Frank D. Stranahan in 1908 in Boston and then moved to Toledo, Ohio in 1910 to be close to the Willys-Overland Auto Company. In 1989, Champion was purchased by Cooper Industries and is now a wholly owned brand of Federal-Mogul Corporation. Its main products are a line of spark plugs for a wide range of cars, trucks, SUVs, racing and marine applications. Also included in the brand are spark plug wires and other ignition system specific wiring. Champion is also a longtime sponsor of various racing events, cars, and series including two series run under sanctioning by IMSA.
Date MAY 28,2014
Assessor Dylan Kite
Notes Box has wear and scuffs, instruction paper has minor tears. Spark plug in perfect condition.