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Object ID 003594

Object Name Water Paste E-Z Stove polish tin

Object Desc Metal tin with black and gold label. Says "Water Paste E-Z Stove Polish on the front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003214

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Cleaning Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range 1905

End Year Range 1925

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords E-Z Stove polish,Martin & Martin,stove polish,cleaning,

Title Water Paste E-Z Stove polish tin

Description Metal tin with cover. Label is black,orange and gold. Front says "Water Paste E-Z Stove Polish Martin & Martin, Chicago". One section of the label has directions for use, another section says that the polish will not burn and is safe with fire. Lid has more product description, but is difficult to read because of fading. There is still some polish in the tin.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3

Circumference 9.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Martin & Martin

Maker Details Based in Chicago, IL. The factory in Chicago that made E-Z Polish and other products was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3214



Date SEP 10,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Label is faded and stained by polish in some areas. Top is very faded and difficult to read. Bottom is slightly rusted. There is still some product in the tin.