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Details

Object ID 002467

Object Name Gillette Sign

Object Desc Green metal sign advertising Gillette products. Trapezoidal with curved wings on either end.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002197

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Garage Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Automotive,tires,sign,Gillette brand,advertising,


Title Gillette Sign

Description Green, trapezoidal sign with curved wings. Has a tire and polar bear in the center. Reads: "A bear for wear, Gillette"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 21.75

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

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Place of Origin

Maker Gillette

Maker Details The company was founded in 1916 by Raymond B. Gillette and its primary manufacturing plant was located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The Gillette plant held large contracts with the General Motors Corporation and with the addition of U.S. Rubber products, became one of the world's largest supplier of original equipment tires. U.S. Rubber produced tires under the Gillete, Ward, Atlas, U.S. Rubber and U.S. Royal brands.

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Images

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Image Caption CMY2197

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 11,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Apparent paint chipping.


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