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Object ID 002969

Object Name Bukets

Object Desc A small green tin filled with Bukets.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002677a-e

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range 1940

End Year Range 1950

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tins,laxatives,Keller Co.,medicine,

Title Bukets

Description A small green tin with a removable lid, when slid off. Has green and white text on top, bottom and sides. The lid lists ingredients, price, and manufacture information. The bottom lists the dosage and claims. The sides explain how to open the tin. Inside are the 12 Bukets, a folded pamphlet, and a small piece of paper on the bottom.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0.31

Length 1.81

Width 1.38

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Keller Company

Maker Details The company was established in Mechanicsburg, Ohio. They sold Bukets and Mayets tablets. Not much is known about the company, other than the patent for Bukets was filed in 1931, renewed again in 1951, 1971, and 1992. The patent expired in 2002.

Maker Mark Keller Company


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Image Caption CMY2677A-E



Date FEB 15,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The tin has a little wear on the outside, and also has a 25 written in black marker on the front. The inside is as good as new. The papers inside have no discoloration. All 12 tablets are still inside, varying in shades of green.


Date FEB 19,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin