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Polishing powder in original box

Object Number: 
Z.847
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper, powder
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 4.8 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed paper label: affixed to lid: "Eldorado Volcanic [above shield of the state of California] / Polishing Powder. / For Cleaning Table Cutlery, &c., the Best / and Cheapest article ever used. / Directions,--For cleaning table cutlery, use a cork / and
Description: 
Polishing powder for metal cutlery; in cylindrical wooden box with printed paper label affixed to lid and paper seal affixed to side.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group