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Phoenix Brand Wax Tapers in Box

1998.6035 (RS233842)

Description

Twenty-three wax tapers in original paper box. Tapers are made of long pieces of string dipped in wax. Box is light blue with dark blue, white and gold printing. Manufactured by Will & Baumer Company, Syracuse, New York.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"PHOENIX BRAND / WAX TAPERS / NON DRIPPING / MANUFACTURED BY / THE WILL & BAUMER CO. / BRANCH OFFICES NEW YORK, CHICAGO, BOSTON. / WORKS AT SYRACUSE, N.Y. / THIS BOX CONTAINS 30 TAPERS FIRST QUALITY" ((additional text on back of box))
Location of origin
Syracuse, New York
Material
paper (fiber product)
string (fiber product)
wax
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Other Lighting Accessories
Places
Syracuse (Onondaga county, New York state)
Descriptive terms
Candle
paper (fiber product)
string (fiber product)
Taper
tapers
wax
Dimensions
17 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6035
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310695

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