Basket for Goldman's Folding Basket Carriage

Basket for Goldman's Folding Basket Carriage

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Description (Brief)
To increase shoppers ability to purchase more groceries, Sylvan Goldman of Oklahoma City, developed a "combination of basket and carriage." He devised a folding frame with wheels and two shelves which held two stock wire baskets. He filed for patent on March 14, 1938 and recieved approved patent on April 9, 1940 for the Folding Basket Carriage for Self-Serivce Stores.
Object Name
Shopping Cart
Basket, Shopping Cart
Date made
ca 1937
Folding Basket Carrier Co.
place made
United States: Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
overall: 14 in x 21 in x 15 in; 35.56 cm x 53.34 cm x 38.1 cm
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Work and Industry: Business and Retail
Industry & Manufacturing
Object Project
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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