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Object ID 002814

Object Name Buck & Rayner candy box

Object Desc Blue cardboard box originally containing candy from Buck & Rayner drugstore in Chicago, Illinois.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002577

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, candy display

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,boxes,Buck & Rayner,confections,

Title Buck & Rayner candy box

Description Blue cardboard box originally containing candy from the candy department at Buck & Rayner Drug Store in Chicago. Box has white outer edges and printed words are in dark blue ink. Box has attached lid.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 0

Width 7.25

Depth 3.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Buck & Rayner

Maker Details Buck & Rayner was a pioneer Chicago drug firm and was later absorbed by Liggett Drug stores.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2577



Date DEC 10,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box is dented and has considerable edgewear, staining, and tearing.


Date DEC 10,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date DEC 10,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, candy display from Room 4, candy display - automatic entry by admin