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Object ID 003728

Object Name Household nail box

Object Desc Yellow cardboard box with black trim on the lid, black lettering, and a picture of a boy hammering in a nail.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003338

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Hardware


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 8

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords nails,C. F. Baker & Co.,hardware,

Title Household nail box

Description Yellow cardboard box. The lid has black trim that is a triangle. Lid also has a picture of a boy hammering in a nail. Used as a household nail box for assortied nails for every purpose. Net weight is 5 oz. 10 cents. Has maker on the bottom.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 3.25

Width 2.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Height, length, and width are measured when the box is laying down and the lid can be opened from the top.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker C.F. Baker and Co.

Maker Details Located in Framingham, Mass.

Maker Mark boy hammering in a nail


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Image Caption CMY3338



Date OCT 9,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The corners are splitting and are worn. The edges are slighly frayed. The yellow coloring is fading and disclored slightly.


Date OCT 15,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 8 from Room 9, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin