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Merrillite Assorted Chocolates
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Details

Object ID 001371

Object Name Merrillite Assorted Chocolates

Object Desc Box of Merrillite Fairy Wand Assorted Chocolates

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001156

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 1925

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Merrill Candy Co.,Chas. Weinhagen and Co.,boxes,candy,chocolate candy,


Title Merrillite Assorted Chocolates

Description Cardboard box of Merrillite Fairy Wand Assorted Chocolates, contained 16 oz. Box is blue with colorful illustration of fairy, flowers, and moon. Lid reads "A Little of Everything, Demand the Best, Merrillite Fairy Want Assorted Chocolates, This package when sealed contained 16 ounces". The sides of the box list the different chocolates in gold-colored ink. The bottom of the box reads "Merrillite Chocolates and Fine Candies Manufacturers of Food Value Candies, Merrill Candy Co. Merrill, Wisconsin, Chas. Weinhagen & Co. St Paul, Minn. 1925". The box is wrapped in plastic which is taped on the bottom side.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 8.75

Width 5

Depth 2

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The above measurements are for the box in its entirety.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Merrill Candy Company

Maker Details The Merrill Candy Company was organized Sept. 6, 1912 by Eugene Chauvin and A. P. Schewe. The distribution covered Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Indiana. The company helped bring some amount of fame to Merrill, WI.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001156

Description Merrillite Fairy Wand Assorted Chocolates

Conditions

Date JAN 30,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes The illustrations and color of the box are still vibrant. The box's structure is still strong with only some wear and turning on the corners and bottom. Box has been wrapped in plastic and taped.


Events

Date FEB 4,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 2 from Room 4 - 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 APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

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


Provenance

Notes