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Purex amber glass jug
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Details

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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Cleaning Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 13

Object Date

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.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 12

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 20

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The widest circumference of the jug is 20in, the neck is 7in under the finger hold.

Quantity 1

Material

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Image Caption CMY2179a-b

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 4,2014

Summary Fair

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.


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