Wood advertising box, very clean, damage free, machine dovetail construction, 11” by 3 ¾”, 2 ¾” tall, The advertising is on the bottom, “HYGIEIA Dustless Chalk and Crayon is Blackboard Insurance”, made by The American Crayon Co., Sandusky Ohio and New York, NY” and their trademark Old Faithful. Box was acquired from a retired school teacher who taught in a one room Vermont schoolhouse. This is a very nice storage box and considered difficult to fine in this condition. Circa 1930. Original finish, natural stained wood, interior is clean, brass hinges are sound. The American Crayon Company formed the name as a merger from several older companies in 1890. In 1918 they decided to adopt a new symbol for their company and chose the Old Faithful symbol from Yellowstone Park; a depiction of their ever faithful geyser. See photos they are part of the description.

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