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Object ID 002686

Object Name Adams Chewing Gum Vending Machine

Object Desc Red vending machine for Adams Chewing Gum.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002305

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Vending Machine


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Ledge 1

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords vending machine,Chewing Gum,Adams brand,gum,

Title Adams Chewing Gum Vending Machine

Description Red vending machine for Adams chewing gum. 4 slots with corresponding plungers that the consumer must pull after inserting a penny into the machine.


Approx Collection Date

Height 22.75

Length 9.75

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Adams

Maker Details Thomas Adams (18181905), was a 19th-century American scientist and inventor who is regarded as a founder of the chewing gum industry. He eventually joined with well-known chewing gum maker William Wrigley, Jr.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2305



Date AUG 6,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Small scrapes and edgewear on red paint. No major damage. Plungers still work.


Date AUG 6,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Ledge 1 from Room 4, Ledge 1 - automatic entry by admin