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Object ID 003194

Object Name Hacks Blackcurrant candy tin

Object Desc Rounded blue candy tin

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002879

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 Hacks brand,White Hudson & Co.,England,candy,tins,

Title Hacks Blackcurrant candy tin

Description Rounded blue candy tin (lid is missing); front and back have a graphic of an old man sneezing into a handkerchief, printing in red and white: Hacks cool Blackcurant flavour with Vitamin "C" Made under license for White Hudson & Co. Ltd. England by Hacks Malaysia Son BHD. Mak Mandin; sides have pictures of the wrapped candy and weight (5 lbs. weight including immediate wraps); bottom is stamped: Not Charged


Approx Collection Date

Height 10.5

Length 6

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker White Hudson & Co. LTD, England

Maker Details Hacks Malaysia Son. BHD. Mak Mandin The Barkath HACKS story began in the mid-50s when late Haji Abu Backer seeing the potential in HACKS medicated cough sweets, contacted the manufacturers in England and convinced them that there was a market in this region. Impressed by his assessment, they appointed Barkath Stores as the sole agent for Hacks for Malaya and Singapore. The company is still in business.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2879



Date APR 2,2015

Summary Poor

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Dents, rust, lid missing