Object ID 003729
Object Name Cross Upholssteres Tacks container
Object Desc Small reddish orange container with a cross shaped opening covered in plastic.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003339
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 9, Shelf 8
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords shoes,nails,Cross brand,tacks,W. W. Cross,
Title Cross Upholssteres Tacks container
Description Small reddish orange container. Cross shaped window on the front, with plastic covering it from the inside. 10 and 10/16 is the nail zice. Net weight is 1/8 lb. Writing on the box is either a yellow color or black. Has a picture of various sizes of nails on the pictures that the company makes.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker W. W. Cross
Maker Details Located in Jaffery, NH. Stopped production in 1993. Began in 1932, when they sold and produced tacks for shoes.
Maker Mark Cross shaped hole
Date OCT 10,2015
Assessor Rachel Niswander
Notes The edges along the lid are worn. It looks like there was a tab on the lid that was ripped off. There is writing on the bottom of the container. The bottom is also creased on the left side.
Date OCT 15,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 8 from Room 9, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin