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Box for Home Tacks, Atlas Tack Corporation, Boston, Mass., undated

EP002.02.007 (RS132558)

Description

One container box holds six smaller boxes labeled as 3 ounce Gimp Home Tacks, 1 ounce Curtain Home Tacks, 10 ounce Carpet Home Tacks, 12 ounce Carpet Home Tacks and 8 ounce Carpet Home Tacks (2 boxes). The second Home Tacks box is empty. A female figure dances on the box lid. The box side has a decorated image with the Company name. The square container is pink with red borders.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection, 2011 donation
Collection Code
EP002
Physical Description
2 boxes ; 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches
Dimensions
1 3/4x 2 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
251907
Reference Code
EP002.02.007

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
packaging
tacks
Material Type
boxes (containers)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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