3M Scotch magnetic tape souvenir sample with box

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Titles 3M Scotch magnetic tape souvenir sample with box
Description A Lucite-encased sample of the first commercial Scotch brand magnetic tape produced by 3M in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1947, with box and lid, and tissue paper. The clear, square-shaped block has a folded sample of magnetic tape that allows both front and back to be seen at the same time. Next to the sample is a paper label description. The white paper box has a striped lid, and tissue paper has been folded inside of it.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 3/4 inches height (2014.132.3.A, sample)
2 3/4 inches width (2014.132.3.A, sample)
1 inch depth (2014.132.3.A, sample)
3 inches height (2014.132.3.B, box base)
3 inches width (2014.132.3.B, box base)
1 inch depth (2014.132.3.B, box base)
3 1/8 inches height (2014.132.3.C, box lid)
3 1/8 inches width (2014.132.3.C, box lid)
1 inch depth (2014.132.3.C, box lid)
Nomenclature souvenir
Materials Lucite (TM)
magnetic tape
paper (fiber product)
tissue paper
Creation Manufacturer: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
Designed by: 3M Company
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Trade & Industry. Advertising & Promotions. Souvenirs, Promotions, & Commemoratives
Dates Creation: 1947
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2014.132.3.A-D (Accession Number)

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