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Case for banjulele

Made
  • 1918-1945
Black hard cardboard and fabric case with blue felt of velvet lining. The case has an interior compartment and a handle and two clasps. Railway luggage labels are fixed to the top of the lid.

Summary

Object No.

2005/56/1-2

Object Statement

Case, accessory for banjulele, cardboard / velvet / metal / paper, maker unknown, United States of America, 1918 - 1945

Physical Description

Black hard cardboard and fabric case with blue felt of velvet lining. The case has an interior compartment and a handle and two clasps. Railway luggage labels are fixed to the top of the lid.

Marks

Paper luggage label attached to exterior of case, printed in black '5005 / G.W.R. / Penzance / 1/3 / D.S. to S./ (horizontal line) / No. of / Packages / (horizontal line) / To (horizontal line) / Coy. (horizontal line) / Route (horizontal line) / PREPAID PARCEL / STAMP LABEL / 5005 / G.W.R. / Penzance / 1/3 / D.S. to S./ (horizontal line) / No. of / Packages / (horizontal line) / To (horizontal line) / Coy. (horizontal line) / PREPAID PARCEL / STAMP LABEL'

Packing label, printed in red 'BRITISH RAILWAYS B.R. 21704 / FRAGILE / WITH CARE'

Dimensions

Width

245 mm

Depth

95 mm

Production

Made

  • 1918-1945

Notes

The maker of the case is unknown.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Case for banjulele 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 September 2021, <https://ma.as/357680>

Wikipedia

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