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Object ID 003088

Object Name Reed's Butterscotch Patties tin

Object Desc Small, round gold tin of Reed's butterscotch patties, some contents.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002781

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, South Wall

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,tins,Reed's,butterscotch,

Title Reed's Butterscotch Patties tin

Description Small, round, gold tin with gold lettering and design all over; lid (rusted to base) says Reed's Butterscotch Patties with other marketing copy; bottom includes ingredients; contents inside


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 3

Weight 2.5

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Reed Candy Company Chicago, IL

Maker Details The Reed's Candy Company is an American producer of confectionery, which was started by William and Eugene Reed, of Chicago in 1881. By 1921, the firm had become the largest manufacturer of butterscotch candy in the United States. Iconic Candy Company of New York, a Successor in interest of Reed Candy Company of Chicago, IL, is currently producing three original Reed's candy rolls in Butter Scotch, Root Beer and Cinnamon flavors.'s_Candy

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2781



Date MAR 11,2015

Summary poor

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Rust, lid rusted shut


Date MAR 13,2015

Summary Location change

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

Date APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, South Wall from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin