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Object ID 003152

Object Name See's candy box

Object Desc White and gold cardboard candy box with lid (A) and base (B)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002844a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords See's,candy,boxes,chocolate,

Title See's candy box

Description White and gold cardboard box; lid (A) is printed all over: tops has drawing of house and cameo of Mary See along with weight and See's famous old time candies, sides have ingredients lists and marketing copy; bottom (B) has no printing but contains packing material and ingredient list insert


Approx Collection Date

Height 2

Length 10.5

Width 5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 16

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker See's Candies

Maker Details See's Candies is a manufacturer and distributor of candy, particularly chocolates in the United States. It was founded by Charles See, his wife Florence, and his mother Mary in Los Angeles, California, in 1921. The company is now headquartered in South San Francisco, California. See's kitchens are at its headquarters and at a second location in Los Angeles, where there are also retail shops. It also has an office in Carson, California.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2844A-B



Date MAR 25,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Some stains


Date MAR 27,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin