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Object ID 002985

Object Name Puritan Bank Pins

Object Desc Box of Oakville Puritan Bank Pins, 1/2 lb, No. 6. Sold by H. C. Miller Co. Stationers.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003428a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Business/Office


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Grundy's Book exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1933

End Year Range 1935

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Oakville brand,Puritan,pins,office supplies,bank pins,

Title Puritan Bank Pins

Description Box of Oakville Puritan Bank Pins, 1/2 lb, No. 6. Sold by H. C. Miller Co. Stationers. Yellowish box with black ink. Drawing of a woman on box top mostly covered by green sticker for H.C. Miller co. Stationers, Milwaukee Wis. Side of box has Blue Eagle NRA stamp "We Do Our Part" which was a part of the New Deal, used 1933-1935. Flatpak pin packing, still partially full of pins.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 3.75

Width 2.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Oakville Co. Div. of Scoville Manufacturing Co.

Maker Details The Scovill Manufacturing company produced brass objects such as buttons, screws, and tools in Waterbury, Connecticut, from 1802 to 1956.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3428a-b



Date FEB 19,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Top of box has been dented in and ripped. Colors are faded. Edgewear. Corners worn. One side of lid is ripped. Some small pin-pricks in box. Possibly missing some pins. NRA stamp very faded.