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Campfire Marshmallows can
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Details

Object ID 000190

Object Name Campfire Marshmallows can

Object Desc Round metal Campfire Marshmallow tin. Cylindrical canister is white, scarlett, black and gray. Lid is recessed into the top of the canister. 12 oz tin

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000152

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

Object Date

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End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Campfire Company,marshmallows,tins,food,


Title Campfire Marshmallows can

Description Round metal Campfire Marshmallow tin. Cylindrical canister is white, scarlett, black and gray. Lid is recessed into the top of the canister.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 12 oz.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister is 3.5 inches tall and 5.5 inches in diameter

Quantity 1

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 CMY000152

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 4,2013

Summary fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes The lid has been painted over in gold. The body of the tin has rust and discolorization. Small brown stain over the P in Campfire many scratches look light brown and black.


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