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Oh Henry! Candy box
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Details

Object ID 000724

Object Name Oh Henry! Candy box

Object Desc Small, rectangular blue, yellow 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 # CMY000691a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Candy exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

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


Title Oh Henry! Candy box

Description Small, rectangular baby blue, navy, yellow 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. According to box, contents were later priced at 5-cents. Originally contained 24 candy bars. Box also declares that contents were "kept fresh in cellophane".

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 8.5

Width 11

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box measures 2.5 inches tall, 8.5 inches long and 11 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 CMY691a-b

Description

Conditions

Date APR 9,2013

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Discoloration, especially noticeable on yellow portion of box. Several brown-ish markings on box lid (appx. 11). White scuff mark on box lid near the number "5". Crease in upper right corner of box denotes significant weight placed upon empty box. Folded square corners of box are in good condition, slight tearing along exposed edges and corners. Several black, white and brown-colored scuffs along side edges of box. Chip on lower left edge of box lid (appx. .25 inch). White chip/smudge on top side panel of box--near right side. Water marks on bottom of box (appx. 14). White discoloration on top right corner of bottom box 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 2,2015

Summary Location change

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


Provenance

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