W.W. Randall

Description (Brief)
Two celluloid sheets fastened together over rotating disks that display numbers. On the back of the counter, one disk displays numbers in the "Games" window and the other disk in the "Points" window. The front and back are printed with advertising. The back also has a list of materials associated with particular wedding anniversaries.
Advertising piece for W. W. Randall of New York City. "Diamonds are trumps when you buy them of W. W. Randall."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
game counter
date made
after 1870
maker
Baldwin & Gleason Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (fasteners material)
Measurements
overall: 3.6 cm x 7.5 cm x .1 cm; 1 7/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 1/16 in
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
2006.0098.0635
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0635
subject
Celluloid
Jewelry
Advertising
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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