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Title: Cream White codfish box

Accession Number: 2000.154.4
Category: MERCHANDISING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Type: codfish box
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Materials: wood
Description: Unpainted wooden codfish box with sliding lid (a); dovetailed corners, bottom nailed; printed on lid in black "ONE POUND NET/ CREAM WHITE/ BONELESS (in silhouette of codfish)/ CODFISH/ PACKED FOR/ J. W. LOELL CO. ERIE, PA."; printed in red on side of box "PREPARED FOR PENNSYLVANIA TRADE WITH/ ONE-TENTH OF 1% BENZOATE OF SODA/ WHICH IS REMOVED IN TWO OR THREE/ WASHINGS AS YOU FRESHEN THE FISH"

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