Early STAR EGG Carrier Wood Dovetail Box Pascoag RI
An antique wooden Star Egg Carrier box that comes with its original cardboard inserts for a dozen of eggs. This wonderful old egg carrier has dovetail corner construction and measures 8 1/4" x 6 3/8" x 2 3/4" tall, has the metal handle and is printed on 3 sides. Star Egg Carriers and Trays Manufactured Only By Star Egg Carrier & Tray Mfg. Co. Rochester, N.Y. Pat. Mar. 10, '03 Can. Dec. 19, '05 Eng. Apr. (can't make out the rest of the date). Patent number on one of the long sides is 722.512 which would date to 1903. Other long side is printed with Pascoag Cash Store with the street address and name of proprietor with the number 17. A great farm primitive and country decorator piece that comes with the bristle brush chicken.