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Object ID 003605

Object Name Fyr-Pruf Stove and Nickel Polish

Object Desc Metal can with cap lid. Orange label with picture of a girl cleaning a stove on the front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003225

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Cleaning Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date 1920

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords J.L. Prescott Company,Fyr-Pruf,stove polish,cleaning,

Title Fyr-Pruf Stove and Nickel Polish

Description Metal tin with screw on cap. Orange and black label, says "Fyr-Pruf Stove and Nickel Polish Manufactured by J.L Prescott Co. Passiac, N.J." on the front with a picture of a girl cleaning a stove. The label also has directions for use and a description of the product. There is a little bit of solidified polish in the can.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.5

Circumference 7.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker J.L. Prescott Company

Maker Details Founded in 1910, based in Passiac, NJ.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3225



Date SEP 12,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Label has a few black markings. There is a little bit of solidified polish in the can.


Date SEP 12,2015

Summary Location change

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