Object ID 002784
Object Name Bauer & Black adhesive tape tin
Object Desc Round metal tin originally containing 4 yards of 5/8 inch Bauer & Black adhesive tape.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002547a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Bay View Pharmacy
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Bauer & Black,adhesive tape,pharmacy,first aid,medical,Kendall Company,
Title Bauer & Black adhesive tape tin
Description Small round metal tin originally containing 4 yards of 5/8 inch Bauer & Black adhesive tape. Base is 2547a, lid is 2547b. Tin is pale blue in color with darker blue areas and gold metallic trim. Center of both lid surfaces has concentric ring design with words on outer edges. Base says "Ideal for Daily Use / Sticks to Any Clean Surface."
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Place of Origin
Maker Bauer & Black
Maker Details Bauer & Black, a Chicago manufacturer of surgical dressings, porous plasters, suspensories, chest protectors and other surgical appliances, opened a New York branch downtown on Gold St. around 1901. Bauer & Black was founded in Chicago in the mid-1890s by Louis Bauer, Alexander Bauer, Gustav T. Bauer, and Stephen H. Black. In 1928 Bauer & Black were acquired by the Kendall Co. of Walpole, Massachussetts
Date NOV 6,2014
Assessor Molly Hannan
Notes Some wear and discoloration on the surfaces of the tin. Free of dents and corrosion.