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Campfire Marshmallows
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Details

Object ID 000186

Object Name Campfire Marshmallows

Object Desc Round metal Campfire Marshmallow tin. Cylindrical canister is white, scarlett, black and gray. Curled metal lip around lid.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000151a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date FEB 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Campfire Company,marshmallows,tins,food,


Title Campfire Marshmallows

Description Round metal Campfire Marshmallow tin. Cylindrical canister is white, scarlett, black and gray. Curled metal lip around lid.Campfire Marshmallows were introduced by Imperial Candy Co./ Redel candy corp. of Milwaukee in 1917. These were the marshmallows used in the 1st Rice Krispies Marshmallow treats made in 1939. Tin is probably made of aluminum

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 10

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Tin is 6 inches tall and 10 inches in diameter

Quantity 3

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Campfire Company

Maker Details Operated factories in Milwaukee, WI and Cabridge, MA.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000151a-c

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 4,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes took the one in the best condition. many dents are in the tin, Small rust on the bottom some dent in the body of the tin, somr exposed metal and some small puncture holes that are not deep enough to actually puncture the tin. A stain on the body of the tin by the words Campfire co. some exposed metal and a scratch on the C of the word Campfire.


Events

Date FEB 4,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 4,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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