Box of crayons

Object Number: 
ca. 1935
Printed tin
Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 5/8 in. (11.4 x 14.6 x 1.6 cm)
Rectangular crayon box, painted red, with image of crayons on lid. Text on lid reads: "Blendwel / Reg U.S. Pat. Off. / Super Quality- Bright Colors / 16 Hexagon Crayons / The American Crayon Company Sandusky Ohio New York / Made in USA". Box is lined with cardboard and contains 6 (10 missing) lightly used crayons, each crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "Blendwel / Reg U.S. Pat. Off. / Made in USA". No individual color listing. Gold, Black, Violet, Green, White, Orange. Attached to the underside of the box is the original price tag , reading: "Newberrys / 3033 / 25¢ / 47- 14/1"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group