|Object ID #||2014.042.001|
|Object Name||Plate, Commemorative|
|Title||Souvenir of the Monroe Auto Parts Plant|
|Artist||Canadian Buttons Limited|
|Made||Canadian Buttons Limited|
|Place of Origin||Canada|
|Description||White plastic souvenir desk dish. It is shaped like a blunt triangle at the perimeter, and has a shallow top side printed with a facsimile of the masthead of THE OWEN SOUND SUN-TIMES of Tuesday, August 14, 1973. The article depicted reads "Owen Sound welcomes Monroe". It includes an illustration of the exterior of the manufacturing facility. It mentions how the ten million-dollar facility was to open in early 1975. The underside is moulded with "5130", a patent number, the registered mark "ORNAMIN" and "Canadian Buttons Ltd."|
Manufactured by Canadian Buttons Limited. Dates to circa 1975.
Belonged to Keith Noble. This item was distributed among the guests and employees of the Monroe Auto Equipment Company plant in Owen Sound, Grey County, at its Grand Opening event. Keith Noble worked for the company from 1975 to 1988.
|Collection||Office Equipment & Accessories Collection|
|Dimensions||H-3 W-18 L-18 cm|
Owen Sound Industries and Products
Monroe Auto Parts (later Tenneco)
|Function||Souvenir item commemorating the building of a factory in Owen Sound, Grey County. Likely was intended to be a desk ornament or holder for small items, such as paper clips.|