Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.1624
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Wood, paper, graphite, metal, rubber
Dimensions: 
Box: 7 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.; Pencil: 7 1/2 x 3/8 diameter
Description: 
This pale blue box contains 6 pencils printed with various symbols, logos and product names of the Giant Portland Cement Company. The box reads in black "Giant Portland Cement/ Assorted/ A Standard Brand Since 1883", The reverse lists the locations of mills and the Philadelphia and New York phone numbers. See also 2002.1.1532, 1534, 1637-1642, 1651 for other Giant Portland Cement items.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group