Cash Tray

Rectangular, covered cash tray or cash box tray with three compartments, one narrow at center covered by a fully removable, flat, sliding cover with wire bracket carrying handle, while two larger sections at sides have flat, hinged lids that open from the center with small rosette knobs. Wire-rolled rimmed box with sides and bottom soft soldered together; lids and cover with folded front edges and plain side edges. No marks.
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Object Name
tray, box, cash
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
steel, galvanized (overall material)
iron wire (handle; rim material)
metal, white (knobs material)
paint (finish on knobs material)
overall: 2 1/8 in x 13 7/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 35.2425 cm x 23.495 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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