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Object ID 003239

Object Name Black Beautebox candy tin

Object Desc Black candy tin with hinged lid.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002923

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,Beautebox,Canco,

Title Black Beautebox candy tin

Description Black and gold tin with hinged lid, top has a circular picture of a blond girl in red and white fur; bottom is stampe with Beautebox and Canco


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 8

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 Canco

Maker Details The American Can Company was a manufacturer of tin cans. It was a member of the Tin Can Trust, that controlled a "large percentage of business in the United States in tin cans, containers, and packages of tin." American Can Company ranked 90th among United States corporations in the value of World War II military production contracts. It was formerly a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19591991, though after 1987 it had renamed itself Primerica, a financial conglomerate which had divested itself of its packaging arm in 1986. Primerica, after it was merged with Sanford I. Weill's Commercial Credit Company would form the basis of what would become Citigroup.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2923



Date APR 22,2015

Summary Excellent

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Very little rust, no dents