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Object ID # 1995.056.001
Object Name Tire
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Date 1940s?
Made Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd.
Place of Origin Toronto, Ontario
Description SUPER-LASTIC automobile tire, 1940s. Serial number is 70619-77 cm in diameter, inside diameter is 40 cm, thickness is 18 cm. Embossed moulded lettering on both sides of the rubber. 7.00-10. "SUPER-LASTIC" "First Line" "MASTER" "SUPREME DELUXE GEARED TO THE ROAD". Manufactured by the Canadian Tire Corp., Toronto.
Makers mark Moulded into the tire
Provenance Unknown. Last owned by Gilbert Rice of Owen Sound, Grey County, who suggested to museum staff that this tire might be from the 1940s. "Super-lastic" was a tire product manufactured by the Canadian Tire Corporation.
Collection Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection
Material Rubber
Dimensions W-18 Dia-77 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Rice, Gilbert