Object ID 004175
Object Name Military Button Polishing Kit
Object Desc Tan military button polishing kit. Includes Tan tin container, polish, and polish brush.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY004161a-c
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 10,1991
Location Room 5
Object Date 1940's
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords military,polishing,buttons,
Title Military Button Polishing Kit
Description World War II era military button polishing kit which includes tin, polish, and brush. Tin is tan in color with minimal rust, some painted has been rubbed off at edges. Tin lid is hinged and reads "Military / Button Polishing/ Kit / Complete With/ Polish - Brush - Cloth - Board" Lid has a white stripe along the sides. Bottom of tin is golden. Inside the tin is a small round container of "Dab Lightning" button polish. This container is made of tin and is red with off white accents. The bottom of the container is off white and has the product directions printed in red. Also within the tin is a small polish brush with a wooden base and short bristles.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Date APR 27,2016
Summary Fair Condition
Assessor Nicole Burdick
Notes Tin has minimal rusting, some paint has been worn away at edges. Kit only includes two items of the four that are listed on the tin's label.