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Oh Henry! Candy box
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Details

Object ID 000723

Object Name Oh Henry! Candy box

Object Desc Rectangular blue, gold and white cardboard "Oh Henry!" candy box. Product introduced in 1920 by the Williamson Candy Company of Chicago, IL. Candy bar is made of fudge, peanuts, and caramel dipped in chocolate. Company bought by Nestle in 1984.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000690a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Oh Henry!,candy bars,Williamson Candy Company,boxes,


Title Oh Henry! Candy box

Description Rectangular blue, gold and white cardboard "Oh Henry!" candy box. Product introduced in 1920 by the Williamson Candy Company of Chicago, IL. Candy bar is made of fudge, peanuts, and caramel dipped in chocolate. Box notes that bars were originally priced at 1-cent. Box declares the candy bars to be the "Biggest" and "Best"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4

Length 10.25

Width 7

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box is 4 inches tall, 10.25 inches long and 7 inches wide

Quantity 1

Material paper, cardboard

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Williamson Candy Co.

Maker Details Chicago, IL

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY690a-b

Description

Conditions

Date APR 9,2013

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Box in good shape, lid discolored--price tag shaped shadow on top middle of lid. Approximately 5 pieces of Magic tape holding various rips together. Rips on bottom right corner, lower right edge, top left corner, and lower left edge. Pieces of tape approximately 1 inch long. Square edges of box are rounded and worn--cardboard exposed. Paper lining on corners starting to peel backwards off of the box. Small indentation/hole forming at bottom left corner of box bottom. Some dark markings on bottom panel of box (appx. 7)


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


Provenance

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