We are happy to announce the arrival of a brand new exclusive product: the MUT 1 Bushel Canvas Basket in “Safe-ty Yellow”. Other Museum of Useful Things originals include Giant Paperclips (over 11” long), Decimal Equivalents Bags (printed with a vintage tool catalogue chart), and the Pencil Dispenser (a clever repurposing of everyday items). Can’t wait to see what we will come up with next? Like us on Facebook or follow us on Tumblr.
MUT 1 BUSHEL CANVAS BASKET: Stenciled with our own signature MUT (Museum of Useful Things) logo, this steel frame, tear-resistant canvas with vinyl binding basket is durable and multifunctional. The bright yellow canvas, inspired by Save-ty Yellow products found in factories and warehouses, is eye-catching. Two canvas handles enhance the ease of use. Typically found on construction sites and in Post Offices, these baskets have been manufactured by the same company since 1921. Made in the USA. Measures: 13 ½” high x 17” wide.
GIANT PAPER CLIP: Manufactured to our specifications - this paper clip is the largest you’ll find. Made of extremely heavy duty Nickel Plated Steel, its uses are endless. We’ve seen it used for holding job tickets and photos, or when slightly bent out of shape and affixed to the wall, it becomes a beautiful hat rack or coat hanger. Made in the USA. Measures: 11 ½” long x 3 ¼” wide x ¼” diameter.
DECIMAL EQUIVALENTS BAG: Made to our specifications, this Museum of Useful Things original tote is a new arrival. Featuring a cross-body strap and handy handles, this bag is big enough for all the essentials and features an interior pocket to keep small items close at hand. Printed with a vintage tool catalog decimal equivalents chart to carry your belongings in style. Made in the USA. Measures: 14” high x 18” wide.
PENCIL DISPENSER: Typically found serving up straws at soda counters, this glass dispenser has been re-purposed for a higher use. When placed in the office environment this object has found new meaning. Filled with one dozen General’s Test Scoring Pencils. Originally designed for use on the SATs - they lay down a lovely dark line. Measures: 10 ½” high x 3 ½” diameter.