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Title: Sea Fresh boneless codfish box

Accession Number: 2001.127.23
Category: MERCHANDISING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Type: codfish box
Maker: P. A. Malkemes
Place: USA, PA, Kingston
Date:
Materials: wood
Description: Fish box; wooden codfish box with dovetailed corners and a sliding lid; illustration of codfish on lid; printed on lid "ONE POUND NET/ SEA FRESH/ BONELESS/ CODFISH/ PACKED FOR/ P. M. MALKEMES/ KINGSTON, PA."; printed on front and back "TO FRESHEN - RINSE IN COLD WATER,/ THEN LET SIMMER FOR 1 HOUR OR MORE/ CHANGING WATER 3 OR 4 TIMES UNTIL/ FISH SUITS TASTE./ PREPARED WITH 1/10 OF 1% BENZOATE/ OF SODA, WHICH WILL BE REMOVED/ WHEN FRESHENING THE FISH."; stamped in purple on left side "64".

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