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Object ID 002811

Object Name Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum box

Object Desc Green and white striped cardboard box originally containing Juicy Fruit gum. Box is labelled as an export package.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002574a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, candy display

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords chewing gum,Juicy Fruit,gum,candy,William Wrigley Co,boxes,

Title Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum box

Description Green and white striped cardboard box originally containing Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum. Box states it is an export package and was made in U.S.A. Box base (2574a) is green and white striped and has "Wrigley's Juicy Fruit" or "Juicy Fruit" printed in white on a purple background on the four outer sides. Box lid (2574b) is also striped and states on both top and bottom of lid: "Export Package / Wrigley's / Juicy Fruit / Chewing Gum / It has an odd sort of flavor / Chicago New York Toronto London Wm Wrigley & Co." Four sides are printed with either "Wrigley's Juicy Fruit" or "Juicy Fruit" in white on purple background. Box originally held 20 5-stick packages, each stick individually wrapped in foil.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 6.25

Width 0

Depth 5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 1



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Place of Origin

Maker William Wrigley & Co

Maker Details The William Wrigley Jr. Company is a company headquartered in the GIC (Global Innovation Center) in Goose Island, Chicago, Illinois. The company was founded on April 1, 1891, originally selling products such as soap and baking powder. In 1892, William Wrigley, Jr., the company's founder, began packaging chewing gum with each can of baking powder. The chewing gum eventually became more popular than the baking powder itself and Wrigley's reoriented the company to produce the popular chewing gum. The company currently sells its products in more than 180 countries and districts and maintains 140 factories in various countrie

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2574a-b



Date DEC 5,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box looks dirty and has edge and corner wear. Front side of box base has a tear.


Date DEC 20,2014

Summary Status change

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