Phoenix Brand Wax Tapers in Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-310695

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

Descriptive Terms

tapers
string (fiber product)
wax
paper (fiber product)
Candle
Taper
Taper

Inscription

"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))

Additional Identification Number

1116

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Syracuse, New York

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Other Lighting Accessories

Dimensions

17 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6035

Places

Syracuse (Onondaga county, New York state)