Stamp holder

Description (Brief)
Notebook with celluloid cover and wax pages. The front cover features an image of two birds perched atop a U.S. mailbox. On the back, black print in cursive script reads "Compliments of Blake & Johnson, Waterbury, Conn." A calendar for 1904 occupies the first few pages.
Blake & Johnson Co. was founded in 1852 and produced machinery for working metals to be used to by manufacturers of jewelry, plated goods, silver goods, and flat wire.
Source: The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut Volume 2 by Sarah Johnson Prichard and Anna Lydia Ward. Published by the Price and Lee Company, 1896.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1904
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
United States: Connecticut, Waterbury
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
wax paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 cm x 6.5 cm; 1 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm x .9525 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1239
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1239
subject
Mail
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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