Staved Wood Kerosene Can, Original Paint, Keene, New Hampshire

Impervious Package Company

Staved Wood Kerosene Can, Original Paint, Keene, New Hampshire

Three-gallon, round wood container. Staves canted inward. Wire bail with turned wood handle, three iron bands (painted black), metal spigot. Painted red with black stenciled lettering. On top: “IMPERVIOUS SAFETY OIL CAN. / MANUF’D BY / THE / Impervious Package Co. / KEENE. N. H. / PAT’D DEC. 10, 1876 / MAY 25, 1880 / JUNE 15, 1886 / 5 / GALLONS”. On front: “KEROSENE / OIL”, with three small, stenciled designs.

Item Date: Circa 1886

Estimated Year: 1886

Measurement: Height: 13"; height at handle: 20.5"; base diameter: 13.5"

Material: Wood staves, iron bands, paint

Item Condition: Staves are tight, retains spigot, trivial imperfects as depicted

Price: $375

SKU 410-219

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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