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Object ID 003566

Object Name Standard Oil water can

Object Desc Large grey water can used for cleaning radiators.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003186

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Automotive


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date SEP 4,2015


Location Garage Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords water can,Standard Oil,radiator,

Title Standard Oil water can

Description Gray water can. Has handle and sprout. Standard Oil Company Indiana is stamed near the opening on the lid.


Approx Collection Date

Height 12.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 10

Circumference 30

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Height includes the spout. Handle was down.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Standard Oil Company

Maker Details Established in 1870 by John Rockerfeller. Was one of the world's first multinational coorperations, and was the largest, untill 1911, when it was ended due to claims that the company was an illegal monopoly. Located/headquartered in Ohio

Maker Mark Standard Oil in block lettering.


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Image Caption CMY3186



Date SEP 4,2015

Summary Poor

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Lots of chipping pain and discolorment on the sides, spout, handle, and top.


Date SEP 4,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Garage Exhibit from Hardware Store - automatic entry by admin