Object ID 002409
Object Name Purex amber glass jug
Object Desc Large gallon amber glass jug with fingerhold and with screw-on metal lid. "Purex" twice along top of jug.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002179a-b
General Category History
Category Cleaning Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 13
Start Year Range 1930
End Year Range 1960
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Purex,jugs,laundry,glassware,cleaning supplies,
Title Purex amber glass jug
Description Large amber colored glass jug with finger hold and screw on lid. "Purex" molded twice into the top of the jug. Body of the jug is much larger than the neck.The bottom of the jug says "5" "51" "672E" and then an "LM" symbol in the center. Possibly a gallon in size.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The widest circumference of the jug is 20in, the neck is 7in under the finger hold.
Place of Origin
Date JUN 4,2014
Assessor Sammy Kailas
Notes The Purex jug is in fair condition. The exterior of the jug has minor scratches, but the interior of the jug has a large amount of accretions possibly from leftover bleach residue. The lid of the jug has some red accretions, possibly rust.