Key chain or luggage tag

Description (Brief)
An advertising novelty that can be used as a luggage tag or key chain. It consists of two pieces of sheet ivory celluloid held together at one end by a brad. Advertising copy for the Chevrolet REO Speed Wagon appears on the front and back. Inside are spaces for owner's name, address, and license number, as well as the vehicle's engine number.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
luggage tag
date made
ca 1946
maker
American Art Works, Inc.
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (chain material)
Measurements
overall: 2.1 cm x 5 cm x .2 cm; 13/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 1/16 in
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
referenced
United States: Pennsylvania, Maytown
ID Number
2006.0098.1074
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1074
subject
Celluloid
Automobiles
Advertising
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Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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