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Tacks

Description

Small wooden square with a yellow label on top with black writing. On the back of the wooden square is a 5x5 grid of copper tacks that are numbered 26-50 with 5 tacks missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"1 SET / SOLID COPPER SCREEN / OR DOOR NUMERAL TACKS / 26 TO 50 / DIRECTIONS FOR USE: / Put One on window sill or door / frame and a corresponding / number on article removed. / ATLAS TACK CORPORATION / MADE IN U.S.A." (Black writing on yellow label)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
copper (metal)
primary wood
Object type
Multiple Use Artifacts
Descriptive terms
copper (metal)
primary wood
Tack
tacks
Dimensions
1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2429
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197870

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