Object ID 003101
Object Name Mave's Inlay Wax
Object Desc A tin with dental inlay wax inside.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002794
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 4
Start Year Range 1920
End Year Range 1950
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords dental,wax,tins,inlay wax,
Title Mave's Inlay Wax
Description A gold tin box with green and white text and design. Reads Maves Inlay Wax Made in U.S.A. The Heidbrink Company Mineapolis Minn, U.S.A. Sticker on oneside says No. 3 Stiff Sticks. Inside, there are numerous pieces of wax in green, dark blue, orange, and purple. The inner lid includes claims, use, and manufacturer information. The inner bottom of the tin has ridges to keep wax pieces in place.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker The Heidbrink Company
Maker Details The Heidbrink Company was founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota by Wisconsin native Jay A. Heidbrink around or before 1920. Heidbrink created many medical/dental machines .
Maker Mark The Heidbrink Company
Date MAR 15,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The box is tarnishing around the edges and on the bottom of the box. The lid has areas where paint has been chipped off and reveals the metal underneath. It is unclear which of the wax pieces inside truly belong to the box because of the broken pieces and the different colors.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin