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
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
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.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Canister is 8 inches tall and 10 inches wide
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.
Date FEB 1,2013
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.