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Object Name Sales-sample
Date 1983-1984
Description Solder alloy manufactured by Nassau Recycle Corp. of Staten Island. Wire coiled around a plastic spool with paper label on top: "NASSAU / RECYCLE CORP / SOLDER / ALLOY / 101 / NET WT. / 1 LB / DIA. / .063 / CORE / COMCODE NO. 995004538 / ROSIN CONTENT / NASSAU RECYCLE CORP / STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. 10307 / NR-8"
Acquisition Gift of Nassau Recycle Corp.
Ownership and History The Nassau Recycle Corporation plant on Staten Island was a successor to the earlier Tottenville Copper Company. Nassau was at one point a leading recycler of wire and other metal products related to the telephone industry. It was one of Staten Island's largest industrial employers in 1980. Industrial operations at the Richmond Valley Road site ended by 2001, followed by a period of hazardous waste remediation.
Earliest Date 1983
Latest Date 1984
Maker Nassau Smelting and Refining Company
Subjects Metallurgical industry
Lexicon Sub-category Merchandising T&E
Catalog Number 84.010.0005.B
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2015.
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