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Object ID 003879

Object Name Challenge Bay-Rum container

Object Desc Clear bottle with metal cap and faded brown sticker.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003884

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords personal care,Challenge Bay-Rum,Milwaukee Barber's Supply Co,

Title Challenge Bay-Rum container

Description Clear glass container with brown sticker on one side. There is a metal nozle near the top. Double distlled.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.25

Circumference 7.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Milwaukee Barbers' Supply Co.

Maker Details Located at 135 2nd Street in Milwaukee. Owned by Felix A. Ladwig and Walter F. Ladwig.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3884



Date NOV 14,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The inside has yellowish discoloring. The sticker has tape on the bottom and one of the corners is torn. The nozle at the top looks like it has been painted over. Reddish discoloring at the bottom of the container.


Date JAN 17,2016

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 17,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Barber Shop Exhibit from Room 9, Shelf 21 - automatic entry by admin