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Canning jar wax

Description

Paper box filled w/ solid chunks of white wac for sealing canning jars. Box is white w/ blue lettering and illustrations. 1 wax bar.

Details

Maker
Gulf Oil Corporation (Maker)
Date
1965-1975
Inscriptions
Printed on box [partial inscription]: ""GULF WAX/ HOUSEHOLD PARAFFIN WAX/ FOR CANNING, CANDLE MAKING AND MANY OTHER USES/ SPECIALTIES GULF OIL CORPORATION/ HOUSTON, TEXAS""
Location of origin
Houston, TX, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wax
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Texas (United States)
Descriptive terms
cookware
JAR, PRESERVING
jars
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wax
Wax
Dimensions
2.5 x 5.125 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4199
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21257

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