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American Candy Co. Rex Butterscotch box
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Details

Object ID 000654

Object Name American Candy Co. Rex Butterscotch box

Object Desc Square tan box of "REX" butter-scotch candy, five pounds net weight. Made by the American Candy Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. All sides are identical, one has an old label that reads "no. 80 45"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000623a-d

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, candy display

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords butterscotch candy,American Candy Company,Rex Butterscotch Candy,boxes,candy boxes,


Title American Candy Co. Rex Butterscotch box

Description Square tan box of "REX" butter-scothch candy, five pounds net weight. Made by the American Candy Company, Milwaukee, WIsconsin. All sides are identical, one has an old label that reads "no. 80 45"ACC is a confectionery company that specialized in hard candies. Original inventor of "wax lips" candy. Founded in 1899 in Selma, AL.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 8.25

Width 7.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Both boxes are 2.5 inches tall, 8.25 inches long and 7.25 inches wide

Quantity 2

Material paper, cardboard

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Candy Co.

Maker Details Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY623

Description Square tan box of "REX" butter-scothch candy, five pounds net weight. Made by the American Candy Company, Milwaukee, WIsconsin. All sides are identical, one has an old label that reads "no. 80 45"

Conditions

Date APR 30,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Emily Swenson

Notes Box A: dark gray-colored markings all over surface of box---age discoloration. Corners and edges worn and beginning to split open. All square edges worn and beginning to expose cardboard. One 2-inch crease in top right corner of lid. Box B: Slightly worse condition---coloring better but more rips and holes. Right side panel of box lid has become detached (appx. 4.5 inches long). Two 2-inch creases on top and bottom corners of box lid. Small hole on left side of front side panel.


Events

Date FEB 27,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date FEB 27,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Candy exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date APR 30,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, candy display from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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