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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

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 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

Height 2

Length 1.25

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

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


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Image Caption CMY3339



Date OCT 10,2015

Summary Fair

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