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Object ID 002882

Object Name Beeman's Pepsin Gum box

Object Desc A rectangular display box for Beeman's gum.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002611

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 1

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,gum,Beeman's,boxes,

Title Beeman's Pepsin Gum box

Description A rectangular box intended to display packs of gum. One of the sides dips down in order for people to be able to take a pack. The back of the box is slightly taller to show the brand above the gum. The sides all advertize the brand of gum.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2

Length 3.3

Width 4.8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Chicle Company

Maker Details The American Chicle Company was a chewing gum trust founded by Edward E. Beeman and Jonathan Primle. It was incorporated in Trenton, New Jersey, on June 2, 1899. American Chicle was acquired by the pharmaceutical company Warner-Lambert in 1962; Warner-Lambert was acquired by Pfizer in 2000. The American Chicle Company was renamed Adams in 1997; it is currently owned by Cadbury, who purchased Pfizer's candy brands in 2003. The unit is now known as Cadbury Adams. Many of American Chicle's brands are out of production.

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Image Caption CMY2611



Date JAN 21,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes Edges are a little bent.