Object ID 002500
Object Name Better Packages Inc. Counterboy
Object Desc Better Packages Inc. Counterboy metal tape dispenser
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002237
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 15
Object Date 1925
Start Year Range 1922
End Year Range 1930
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Better Packages Inc.,tape dispensers,Counterboy brand,dispensers,
Title Better Packages Inc. Counterboy
Description Better Packages Inc. Counterboy metal tape dispenser. The metal is a dark green/yellow, which is probably not its original color. It is a very irregular shap with a peak and slope for the dispenser. The sides of the dispenser say "Counterboy" and "Better Packages Inc. N.Y. Pat'd. Made in U.S.A."
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The shape of the dispenser is very irregular so the measurements reflect the most extreme values, the highest, longest, and widest
Place of Origin
Maker Better Packages Inc.
Date JUN 13,2014
Notes The dispenser is in poor condition. The exterior of the dispenser is peeling, scratched, tarnished, stained, and discolored. It's difficult to determine what the original color was. There are some rust spots on the interior of the dispenser and on the bottom.