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Object ID 002816

Object Name Fanny Farmer filled hard candies

Object Desc Rectangular green tin.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002580

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,hard candy,tins,Fanny Farmer,

Title Fanny Farmer filled hard candies

Description A rectangular green tin with a lid that can no longer be removed. It has the maker's logo on the front with an image of a hard candy dish. There is a gold star pattern repeated around the top and botton of the tin. one of the sides has a list of ingredients and the net weight of the object when filled.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6.7

Length 4.9

Width 3.2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Fanny Farmer

Maker Details Fanny Farmer was started in Rochester, New York by Frank O'Connor in 1919. In 1992 the Archibald Candy Company acquired the brand. Alpine Confections purchased both brands in 2004 after Archibald filed for bankruptcy, and merged Fanny Farmer into Fannie May.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2580



Date DEC 10,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes The tin is slightly dented and the exposed metal siding is slightly rusted. The lid can no longer be removed from the bulk of the body.