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Box of crayons

Box of crayons
Title
Box of crayons
Date 
ca. 1946
Medium 
Printed tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 5/8 in. (11.4 x 14.6 x 1.6 cm)
Description 
Rectangular crayon box, painted red, with image of Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse on hinged lid. Text on lid reads: "A 'Gold Medal' Toy / Crayons / From Your Favorite / Funsters / Donald Duck / And / Mickey Mouse / 1946 / Walt Disney / Productions / Hexagon / Crayons / Made By Transogram Company, Inc. New York, N.Y. Made In U.S.A." Underside of lid has drawings of Mickey, Donald, Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, and one of the 7 dwarfs. Box is Empty.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.77
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group