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This nearly complete sewing machine oil was excavated at Fort Hays in Ellis County. The bottle held Sperm Whale Oil, traces of which remain, that was used to lubricate fine machinery, such as sewing machines. The bottle would have been closed by a cork.

Date: 1870-1889

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Item Number: 446581
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446581

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