Object ID 002698
Object Name Lifesavers and Wrigley's Vending Machine
Object Desc Lifesavers and Wrigley's rectangular vending machine. White and blue colored metal, long and skinny. Front face of vending machine is white with 5 cent emblem and two decals of Lifesavers and Wrigley's.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002307
General Category History
Category Vending Machine
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Ledge 1
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Lifesavers,Candy,Gum,Wrigley's,Vending machine,Ajax Distributing Co.,
Title Lifesavers and Wrigley's Vending Machine
Description Lifesavers and Wrigley's rectangular vending machine. White and blue colored metal, long and skinny. Front face of vending machine is white with 5 cent emblem and two decals of Lifesavers and Wrigley's. Two knobs for each item, one slot for coins, one tray for items, and one switch for coin return. Back of the machine is blue and there are holes in the back for wall mounting. Bottom left of machine says it was manufactured for Ajax Distributing Co., Newark, New Jersey by Shipman MFG. Co. Los Angeles, Cal.
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Maker Ajax Distributing Co.
Date AUG 7,2014
Notes The vending machine is in poor condition. There are many instances of rust along the surface of the machine and much of the paint has been worn away. There are also scratches along the surface.The plastic covering for the item labels is popping out. The inside still contains lifesaver packets.
Date AUG 7,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 4, Ledge 1 from Room 4, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin