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Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.1612
Date: 
1920-1940
Medium: 
Paper, metal
Dimensions: 
4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This light green box contains aluminum patches for mending leaks. The top is printed in blue "Mendets/ Mend All Leaks Instantly/ without the use of heat, solder, cement or rivet/ In Graniteware, Aluminum, Hot Water Bags/ tin, copper, brass, sheet iron, all cooking untensils and rubber goods.../ Collette Mfg. Co./ Amsterdam, N.Y.". The back and sides have instructions for use.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group