Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-197872

Description

Small cardboard box with blue writing. The box is intricaly folded and each side of the box has an advertisement on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
cardboard
Box

Inscription

"1/4 DOZ. HOLDS 50 LBS. NO. 27 / MOORE PUSH-LESS HANGERS/ PATENTED IN U.S.A. DEC. 31, 1912 / For Hanging Up Heavy Things / Such as Pictures, Mirrors, etc. / on Wood or Plaster Walls / Without Disfiguring" (Blue writing on cardboard)
"MOORE PUSH-PIN CO. / PHILADELPHIA, Pa. / Manufacturers of / Devices for Hanging Up / Everything Little and Big" (
Blue writing on cardboard
)
"Brass Lacquered Steel Hooks / Tool Tempered Steel Points / No.24 will hold 10lbs. / No.25 will / hold 20 lbs. / No.27 will / hold 50 lbs. / No.28 will hold 100lbs." (
Blue writing on cardboard)
"MADE IN U.S.A. / RIGID / and / DAINTY" (
Blue writing on cardboard)
"10 CENTS" (
Blue writing on cardboard)
"10 CENTS" (Blue writing on cardboard)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2513.2