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American Candy Co. Rex Chocolates box
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Details

Object ID 000672

Object Name American Candy Co. Rex Chocolates box

Object Desc Red, cream, gold and green cardboard Rex Chocolates 5-lb box. Rex Chocolates manufactured by American Candy Co. in Milwaukee, WI. American Candy Co. specialized in old-fashioned hard candies. Original makers of "wax lips"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000639a-b

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 chocolate candy,Rex Chocolates,American Candy Company,candy boxes,boxes,


Title American Candy Co. Rex Chocolates box

Description Red, cream, gold and green cardboard Rex Chocolates 5-lb box. Rex Chocolates manufactured by American Candy Co. in Milwaukee, WI. Rex Chocolates sold in bulk: one pound, half pound and dollar packages. Rex Chocolates touted as "King of Bittersweet" on front of box.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4

Length 7

Width 11

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box is 4 inches tall, 7 inches long and 11 inches wide

Quantity 1

Material paper, cardboard

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Candy Co.

Maker Details Milwaukee, WI

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY639a-b

Description

Conditions

Date APR 3,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Box in good condition, some discoloration. Bottom corners of box chipped. 2 inch bend in front side panel of box. Several small chips along bottom edges of box (appx. 6-7). 2 small white chips in bottom left corner of box lid. Black pen marks on top right and left corners of proper left side panel. Small white chip on top right corner of proper left side panel


Events

Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Location change

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


Provenance

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