Butter Box; 6232
Butter BoxAbout this object
Box made for transporting butterPlace Made
White Pine WoodSubject and Association Description
This butter box is made from Kahikatea or White Pine so that the butter would not be flavoured in any way. It is 16cm x 11cm x 11.05cm with four slats nailed on the longer sides and the base. The stamping on the two ends state the words Lockerbie, New Zealand Produce and Pure Creamery Butter. There is the registration number 330 as well as the patent number 56302. Boxes such as this were used to carry butter made at the Morrinsville Dairy Company Ltd circa 1930 - 1934.Credit Line
Donated by Frank Finn who lived on Scott Road in Morrinsville.Object Type
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