Box of 110 #18 Buttons

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Title: 
Box of 110 #18 Buttons
Accession Number: 
2011.4.85
Dimensions: 
Box H: 3.1 cm, W: 7 cm, D: 5.7 cm; Button H: 0.3 cm, Diam (max): 1.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1944-1946
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joan D. Wilson in memory of Raymond P. Wenderlich and Thelma M. Wenderlich
Primary Description: 
(2011.4.85-1ab) White cardboard box with lid. Lid incribed with the following printed text using blue ink, "1940 / New York World's Fair / [symbol of gaffer in circle] / CORNING GLASS WORKS / CORNING. N. Y."; "18/" handwritten in blue ink. (2011.4.85-2 through 2011.4.85-111) 110 Pressed and heat-polished white glass buttons with four holes in center; button tops are iridized.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wilson, Joan D., Source
2011-10-14
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
18/
inscription
Pen top of lid blue ink
1940 / New York World's Fair / [symbol of gaffer in circle] / CORNING GLASS WORKS / CORNING. N. Y.
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Printed top of lid blue ink