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Object ID 003793

Object Name Hunkel's Seeds display case

Object Desc Wooden hinged display case for Hunkel's Seeds.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003801

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Agriculture


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1999


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Hunkel's,seed display,display rack,gardening,

Title Hunkel's Seeds display case

Description Wooden display case for Hunkel's Seeds of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Case is hinged and folds in half. When opened, case has 11 rows of shelves with wire seed packet holders. Top of case has a large paper label reading "Best by Test / Hunkel's Seeds Milwaukee, Wis / Vegetable and Flower." Case has been painted more recently, interior is red, sides are white. Back of case is dark wood. Back of case has paper mailing label, case and seeds it contained were originally sent to W H William.


Approx Collection Date

Height 67.5

Length 0

Width 24.5

Depth 7

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details depth is measured at base where it is widest. Top, which is narrowest, is 1" in depth.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hunkel's Seeds

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3801



Date OCT 21,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Case is in good shape. Edges have wear and damage but paper labels are intact. Case has been painted.