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Object ID 003596

Object Name Presto Stove Polish

Object Desc Round black and red metal tin containing Presto Stove Polish.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003216

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

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Presto Stove Polish,stove polish,cleaning supplies,J. L. Bader and Co.,

Title Presto Stove Polish

Description Round red metal tin with black detail and lettering.The lid has a geometric black trim. Oval with words "Kills Rust" in the center of the lid. The lid and container cannot open anymore. It sounds as if some product is still inside tin. Product used to polish steel, iron, and nickel. Claims is does not burn, soil hands, or make dust. Directions for use on the bottom. Was priced 25 cents.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.25

Circumference 11

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker J.L. Bader and Co.

Maker Details Located in Monticello, Iowa.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3216



Date SEP 11,2015

Summary Poor

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Has hole on the bottom covered by tape. The bottom also has paint chipped off and stains.