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$20,000 Chocolates box
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Details

Object ID 001347

Object Name $20,000 Chocolates box

Object Desc An empty candy box that was manufactured by the Antigo Confectionery Company in Antigo, WI.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001144a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Antigo Confectionery Company,candy,chocolate candy,boxes,


Title $20,000 Chocolates box

Description An empty candy box that was manufactured by the Anitgo Confectionery Company. It was made in Anitgo, WI. The cover of the box has shades of red that look like clouds as a background. The main image of the box is a green and gold 20,000 dollar label. It says "$20,000 chocolates certified par excellence." This is all in gold. At the bottom of the money image it says "Antigo Confectionary Company and Antigo Wisconsin" on either side of the company name. The company has a logo that is a A and a C wrapped together near the upper left hand corner. The bottom of the box is white and has no distinctive markings.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2

Length 8

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Antigo Confectionery Company

Maker Details L. J. KOLES, wholesale confectioner, was born August 9, 1889, in Antigo, Wisconsin, son of Julia and Albert Koles. He attended St. John's Parochial school and the Antigo High School, graduating from the latter in 1910. He distinguished himself in high school as a fine athlete and star football player, one of the best ever representing the colors of the A. H.S. September 14, 1914, he began as a bookkeeper for the Antigo Confectionery Co. and in five years, April 29, 1919, he purchased the Antigo Confectionery Co. business. He continued the wholesale candy business under the name L. J. Koles Candy Company. At the time of organization this concern was the only exclusive wholesale firm in Antigo.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001144a-b

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 29,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes The cover of the box has edge wear. Some of the edges have tape along the seams. The bottom has edge wear as well.


Events

Date JAN 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Candy exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 17 from Candy exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 4,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 2 from Room 7, Shelf 17 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 4,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Room 4, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 11 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 27,2015

Summary Status change

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


Provenance

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