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Reed's Butter Scotch Wafers tin
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Details

Object ID 000164

Object Name Reed's Butter Scotch Wafers tin

Object Desc Round metal canister is red-orange, orange and cream. Reed's Butter Scotch Wafers made by Reed Candy Company Chicago. Originally held 20 lbs.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000174

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Reed Candy Company,tins,food,butterscotch wafers,cookies,


Title Reed's Butter Scotch Wafers tin

Description Round metal canister is red-orange, orange and cream. Reed's Butter Scotch Wafers made by Reed Candy Company Chicago. Originally held 20 lbs.

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Height 8

Length 0

Width 10

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister is 8 inches tall and 10 inches wide

Quantity 1

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Place of Origin

Maker Reed Candy Company

Maker Details The Reed's Candy Company is an American producer of confectionery, which was started by William and Eugene Reed, of Chicago. Together with their father, they founded the company in 1881 for the production and sale of butterscotch candies. By 1921, the firm had become the largest manufacturer of butterscotch candy in the United States.

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Image Caption CMY000174

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Conditions

Date FEB 1,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes dents on the bottom and some discolored. Lid is scratched and there is exposed metal. orangle lid and tin. dent that are pretty small. rust on the metal part of the lid.on the container dents in the container some tape is on the lid.


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