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Object ID 003701

Object Name Thurman Toledo Torch

Object Desc Red circular container that fades to black near the top, with silver lettering. Item used for road construction lighting.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003310

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Lights/Lamps


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 6

Object Date 1940s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Toledo Torch,lamp,road construction,tar,hardware,

Title Thurman Toledo Torch

Description Circular lamp. Wick at the top, with a little covering. Has a small attached circular handle. Stamped on the side is the name and the location of the lamp.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 10

Circumference 23

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Toledo Pressed Steel Co.

Maker Details Made flares for road constructions and hazards. Located in Toledo.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3310



Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Very discolored near the top. Sratch marks around the body.


Date OCT 3,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 7 from Room 9, Closet Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 7,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 6 from Room 9, Shelf 7 - automatic entry by admin