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Object ID 002688

Object Name Whitman's Prestige Chocolates

Object Desc Chest shaped tin for Whitman's Prestige chocolates. (Label on inside)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002387

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4. East Wall

Object Date 1920's

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Whitman's,Chocolate,Tins,Candy,

Title Whitman's Prestige Chocolates

Description Chest shaped tin for Whitman's prestige chocolates. Whitman's name on top cover next to regal crests/coat of arms. Metallic gold paint on top, black on bottom. Coat of arms and crests used as a trim.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.25

Length 7.75

Width 5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Whitman's

Maker Details Whitman's is one of America's largest and oldest brands of boxed chocolates. Whitman's confections have been produced since 1842, originally by Stephen Whitman in Philadelphia and currently by Russell Stover Candies. The Whitman's Sampler, an assortment of boxed chocolates, is still popular.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2387



Date AUG 6,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Sticker residue on top cover. Much of the paint is chipping. Adhesive residue on bottom. Interior relatively undamaged. Edgewear throughout.


Date AUG 6,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date AUG 6,2014

Summary Location change

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

Date APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

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

Date SEP 26,2015

Summary Location change

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