Anti-explosion compound in original box

Object Number: 
Z.850
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wood, paper, powder
Dimensions: 
overall: 1 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.
Marks: 
printed paper label: "Edison's Anti-Explosion Compound. / Preventing explosion of Coal Oil Lamps, Lanterns and Stoves. Destroying 80 per cent of offensive odor when the / lights are turned low. Also preventing chimneys from breaking by effects of the he
Description: 
Anti-explosion compound for coal oil lamps, lanterns, and stoves; in cylindrical wooden box with printed paper affixed to sides.
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Creative: Tronvig Group