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Object ID 003609

Object Name Universal Polish mop container

Object Desc Circular tin that used to contain mop head with Universal Polish Mop name.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003229

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 mop,cleaning product,Universal Polish Mop,Grossman Mfg. Co.,tins,

Title Universal Polish mop container

Description Gold and black tin. Black lettering. Has logo of two lions on it. Effective on wood floors, paintedfloors, linoleum floors, etc. Removes the dust off offloors and renews the luster of them. Prolongs the life of the finish. Has directions on the side.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6.25

Circumference 19.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Grossman MFG. Company

Maker Details Located in Chicago. Been around since at least the 1910s.

Maker Mark two lions


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Image Caption CMY3229



Date SEP 12,2015

Summary Poor to fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Dented sides. The paint on the lid is chipped and flaking off. Very worn.


Date SEP 12,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin