Crayola Gold Medal School Crayons: What's Inside the Box

I was really excited to get this 8 Count Crayola Gold Medal box.  With a little research I found out it was first designed in 1905.  Binney & Smith won a gold medal at the St. Louis world fair in 1904 for their new invention, the An-du-Septic dustless chalk.  The original box was made somewhere around that time.  I am so happy to have this one in my collection. It is interesting that they note on the box that the crayons are permanent and waterproof and "an artist's crayon at scholar's price".

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Collecting Information
Boxes: 8 Count Crayola Gold Medal School Crayons
Other Boxes: Original 1905 boxes and later years.
Year: 1955
What's inside the box: violet, orange, brown, yellow, green, black, blue, red
Purchase Information: Gift
Where to buy: eBay
Style Numbers: none known
Code Numbers: none known
UPC: None


1955 8 Count Gold Medal Crayons

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