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Object ID 003224

Object Name Whitman's Sampler candy box

Object Desc Yellow and green cardboard candy box with hinged lid and base (A), insert box (B), guarentee slip (C) and tissue insert (D)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002908a-d

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 Whitman's,sampler,chocolates,candy,boxes,

Title Whitman's Sampler candy box

Description Yellow and green cardboard candy box with hinged lid and base (A): top says Whitman's Sampler Chocolates & confections, weight and ingredients list, inside lid is diagram of cnotents, bottom has description of contents, copyrite info and company location; insert box (B): has no printing or design; guarentee slip (C): is printed in green and has delivery man logo; tissue insert (D): has sampler deign and Whitman's in green


Approx Collection Date

Height 2

Length 9

Width 6

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Whitman's Chocolates Division, Pet Incorporated

Maker Details Began in 1842 in Philidepphia, pioneer in advertising, strong relationship to service men and women, sold to Pet Inc. in the early 1960s, sold to Russell Stover and Pangburn in 1993

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2908A-D



Date APR 15,2015

Summary Excellent

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes a couple of dented corners