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Box of crayons

Box of crayons
Title
Box of crayons
Date 
ca. 1925
Medium 
Printed tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 3/8 in. (7.9 x 9.8 x 1 cm)
Description 
Rectangular crayon box, with yellow and black, hinged lid. Text on lid reads: "Eight Sticks / Gold Metal Products / Colored / Drawing / Crayons / Binney & Smith Co. New York / Made in U.S.A" Box contains 7 (1 missing) lightly used, circular, crayons, each Crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "Perma / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. / Binney & Smith Co. / New York / Made in U.S.A." followed by the individual color listing: "Black" "Yellow" "Green" "Blue" "Violet" "Brown" "Orange".
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group