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Object ID 004101

Object Name Jar and Can Opener

Object Desc A tool used to open jars and cans. It is made of metal and has adjustable parts.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004087

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tools


Source Category Donation

Accession Date MAR 31,2016

Credit/Acknowledgement Tim Kroening

Location Room 9, Shelf 10

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords cans,jars,tools,houseware,J. C. Forster & Son,

Title Jar and Can Opener

Description A tool used to open jars and cans. It is made of metal and has many adjustable parts. The handle has an adjustable slider. The main portion used for opening is rounded and has J.C. Forster & Son logos. Opposite of this logo is patent date information.


Approx Collection Date 3/31/16

Height 1

Length 6.5

Width 2.6

Depth 0

Diameter 2.6

Circumference 6

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker JC Forster & Son

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY4087



Date MAR 31,2016

Summary Good

Assessor Luke Frommelt

Notes There are some scratches from use. There are a few rust stains.


Date APR 8,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 10 from Room 5 - automatic entry by admin