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Object ID 003572

Object Name Mule Kick Enamel Cleaner

Object Desc Metal can with a red label containing Mule Kick Enamel Cleaner.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003192

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General Category History

Category Cleaning Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date SEP 5,2015


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords enamel cleaner,Mule Kick,cleaning products,J A Sexauer Mfg Co,F R Schuppert,

Title Mule Kick Enamel Cleaner

Description Metal can with a red, cream, and black label conatining "Mule-Kick" enamel Cleaner. Labels states "Quickly and easily cleans enamel, tile, nickel, painted woodwork, linoleum, and oily, grimy hands. Can clean everything but clothes. Can clean quicker and easier. Can go farther and does not stratch or injure. Brings back orignial lustre." Can has a list of directions on the side and still contains original product. Top of can has four holes to dispense product. Back of label has a second label pasted on, with the addres of F. R Schuppert Plumbing and Heating in Oshkosh, Wisconsin


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.25

Circumference 10

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker J. A. Sexauer Mfg. Co.

Maker Details JA Sexauer Manufacturing Company was a maker of plumbing supplies and repair parts. The JA Sexauer Manufacturing Company was established in 1921 in New York City, and remains in operation today. The Mule Kick name is still used in the company's line of commercial cleaning products.

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Image Caption CMY3192



Date SEP 5,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Rust on the lid near the openings and near bottom. The label is slightly sun damaged. Scratches on the work "Kick" in logo. Parts of lighter sections of label are stained.


Date SEP 5,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin