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Object ID 000674

Object Name Hershey's Candy Bar box

Object Desc Box which at one time contained an assortment of 75 Hershey bars for the price of 72. Brown box with silver writing.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000642a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Hershey Company,candy bars,chocolate candy,boxes,Hershey's Chocolate,

Title Hershey's Candy Bar box

Description 5 cent bar assoprtment, first in favor and flavor. 75 bars for the price of 72. Medium sized brown box. the bottom: Caution the chocolate in this carton was in perfect condition when it left our factory. The good should not be exposed to dampness, extreme heat or placed near drugs, oils, tobacco or anything from which the chocolate would absorb the odor. Do not sell any of our goods which are not in perfect condition. Gives us complete information of such circumstances. Manufactured by Hershey Chocolate Corporation. Hershey, Pa, U.S.A. . 1894


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Height 0

Length 10

Width 7.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hershey Chocolate Corporation

Maker Details Milton S. Hershy first experiments with making chocolates coating for caramels. 1900 the first hershey milk chocolate bar in America. 1903 first Hershey factory.Hershey's, is the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America.Hershey is one of the oldest chocolate companies in the United States.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY642a-b



Date APR 3,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes There is a large crase on the front left of the lid. some slight discoloration. Some pen marks on the first H and E of Hershey's. there ar rips on the back side of the lid (it looks like the lid can't fit on the box properly. the bottom has tapr on it stamps (3) and pencil marks 93-11-13 3.50 D3. some discoloration on the bottom edges of the box due to wear and scratching.


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, Shelf 11 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin