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Object ID 001667

Object Name Ziegler's Peerless Candies canister

Object Desc Large, round, metal canister. Blue with gold graphics for Ziegler's Confections.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001973

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 1972

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords George Ziegler Candy Company,candy,candy tins,displays,Ziegler's Candy Company,tins,

Title Ziegler's Peerless Candies canister

Description Large, round metal canister. No lid. Blue background with gold text and graphics on front and back. Front text, "Peerless / Candies / Geo. Ziegler Co. / Milwaukee, WIS." Has company logo just below center and image of woman at top. On back text is "Ziegler's / Confections / Geo. Ziegler Co. / Milwaukee, WIS." Image of woman at top. At lower edge is text "Am. Can. Co. 69A".


Approx Collection Date

Height 14.6

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 10

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker George Ziegler Candy Company

Maker Details Can manufacturer: American Can Company

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1973



Date MAR 6,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes The top of the can may have been painted gold, does not look original based on photo of similar canister. Dent at back edge at top of canister. Metal is tarnished and worn. Rusting of exposed metal. Canister is dirty and has a streaked pattern to it. Scratches on surface. On back, dent at lower edge at center. Accretions to right at bottom. Botom is tarnished, scratched and worn.


Date MAR 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 6,2014

Summary Location change

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