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Title: Epicure brand salt codfish box

Accession Number: 2001.127.28
Category: MERCHANDISING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Type: codfish box
Maker: S. S. Pierce Co.
Place: USA, MA, Boston
Date:
Materials: wood
Description: Fish box; wooden codfish box with dovetailed corners and a sliding lid; printed in black on lid "ONE POUND NET/ LARGE SIZE/ EPICURE/ BRAND/ SALT CODFISH/ PACKED FOR/ S.S. PIERCE Co. BOSTON/ PREPARED WITH 1-10 OF 1% BENZOATE OF SODA/ DIRECTIONS FOR REMOVAL ON END PANEL"; stamped in green on top right "U3 (?)"; printed in red on back "TO REMOVE PRESERVATIVE, FRESHEN THE FISH/ AS FOLLOWS - WASH FISH FOR 15 MINUTES IN/ RUNNING WATER. PLACE FISH IN PAN AND/ COVER WITH WATER, HEAT SLOWLY (DO NOT BOIL)/ AND POUR OFF WATER. REPEAT THIS LAST PROCESS/ UNTIL FISH IS NO LONGER TOO SALTY TO TASTE".

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