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Zeno chewing gum vending machine

Object Name: Vending machine
Date: 1908
Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 16 1/2 × 6 3/16 × 5 1/2 in. (41.9 × 15.7 × 14 cm)
Description: Bright yellow metal chewing gum dispenser; front reads in black: "Zeno Chewing Gum / Drop One Cent Here / Buy Zeno Package Gum From Dealers / Zeno Mfg. Co. Chicago" with a drawing of a hand indicating the coin slot; each side marked: "Zeno Chewing Gum / Zeno Package Gum / Sold By All Leading Dealers"; on the right side: "Patented / Aug. 1 1893, May 21, 1895 / July 15, 1902, May 5, 1908."
Credit Line: Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 2002.1.497
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Exhibitions:

"Bella C. Landauer: Collector of Enterprise," New-York Historical Society, March 18–July 20, 2003.