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Object ID 003255

Object Name Lowney's Candy box

Object Desc Cardboard candy box with picture of equestrian girl with lid (A) and base (B)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002939a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

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

Title Lowney's Candy box

Description Rectangle cardboard chocolate box with lid (A): top has red picture of a girl in equestrian costume, a red ribbon is attached in a diagonal, sides have red graphic design, inside has Lowney's printed; Base (B): has attached white paper lace packing material inside embossed with Lowney's, bottom has printing: No. 509, weight, Assorted Chocolates, and company info


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 14

Width 8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Walter M. Lowney Co. Boston, Mass.

Maker Details It started out in the late 1800's in Massachusetts. It had a factory in Mansfield, MA, MANY local stores, and its own building at the Buffalo, NY Pan American Expo in 1901. It eventually expanded into New York and Chicago, moved to Canada in the 1960's, and was bought out by Hershey's Chocolates.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2939a-b



Date APR 30,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Tears, dents and stains; taped repairs


Date MAY 6,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 5 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin