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Object ID 003191

Object Name Peerless Maid Confection Tin

Object Desc Yellow and red tin with 2-piece lid (A and B) and base (C)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002876a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location On-Site Storage

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,tins,hard candy,Peerless,

Title Peerless Maid Confection Tin

Description Yellow and red filled hard candy tin with 2-piece lid (A: screw on; B: press on); base (C) has a victorian lady design on 2 sides and picture of the candy on the other two sides; weight (5 ibs) and ingredients list also included on side; Orora filled confections and Peerless Maid logo appear on each side


Approx Collection Date

Height 10

Length 4.5

Width 4.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Peerless Confection Co. Chicago USA

Maker Details Manufacturer of quality hard candies in Chicago, Illinois, since 1924, ceased operations in 2007.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2876A-C



Date APR 2,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes A little rust


Date APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

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