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Object ID 003027

Object Name Milady of Quality Chocolate tin

Object Desc Green chocolate tin

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002726

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Candy exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords chocolate,tins,candy,American Candy Co.,Tindeco,

Title Milady of Quality Chocolate tin

Description Green and gold 1 lb. chololate tin with lid and base (will not come apart); top of tin has logo and portrait of lady. bottom is embossed with Tindeco


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 7

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 12

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Candy Co Milwaukee; Tindeco

Maker Details The Tin Decorating Company, or Tindeco for short, was in business from 1914-1965. (Although, there are discrepancies suggesting that Tindeco actually may have begun operation in 1900.) American Candy Co. was founded in 1899 in Milwaukee. The company moved to Selma, Alabama in 1939.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2726



Date FEB 27,2015

Summary poor

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes scratches and rust, lid rusted shut


Date APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

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

Date APR 18,2015

Summary Status change

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