Advertising Wood shipping box, Gilbert S. Graves Gloss Starch advertising crate, 13 ½” by 20 ¼” by 11 ¾” tall, colorful paper label 10 3/4” by 12 1/2”and “Collect” American Railway Express Co. label on one end. Both long sides are printed Gilbert S. Graves Family Gloss Starch Buffalo, NY. Wood box would have originally contained 16, 3 pound boxes of starch. Box is nailed construction, tongue and groove bottom, solid and sturdy it was designed to hold 48 pounds of starch. Circa late 19 century. The National Starch Company was one of the largest American producers of starch during the turn of the century, controlling a number of companies including Gilbert S. Graves Company.
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Advertising Wood Shipping Box for Gilbert S. Graves Gloss Starch Buffalo New York