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Riley's Rum and Butter Toffee
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Details

Object ID 002452

Object Name Riley's Rum and Butter Toffee

Object Desc Large tin with red and black accents. On top there are horses with riders punched into the tin. Decortive around the edges. Lid is hinged on top.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002460

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 Exhibit

Object Keywords toffee,Riley Brothers,candy,tins,food,


Title Riley's Rum and Butter Toffee

Description Large tin with red and black accents. On top there are horses with riders punched into the tin. Decortive around the edges. Lid is hinged on top.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 6.25

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 16

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Riley Brothers

Maker Details Halifax confectionery manufacturer.Riley Brothers (Halifax) Limited, founded by Fred Riley and his brother J. H. Riley in 1907. The company was famous for its Toffee Rolls which came in 7 flavours: original creamy, fig, date, liquorice, golden cream, rum & butter, and mint & butter.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2460

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 7,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Laura Shively

Notes Coloring on this is a little faided and there is some slight denting on the bottom. Outside looks good, inside has some rusting. Lid opens and closes in good condition.


Events

Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAY 2,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date MAY 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin


Date SEP 26,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date SEP 26,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Candy exhibit from Room 4, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes