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Object ID 003635

Object Name Reading Butter Pretzels Tin

Object Desc Cylindrical metal tin that has a picture of a pretzel on the lid and of a boy carrying a basket on the front. The front reads "Reading Butter Pretzels".

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003255

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Reading butter pretzels,pretzels,tins,

Title Reading Butter Pretzels Tin

Description Cylindrical tin with lid. Mainly red, white, and gold. Top has a picture of a pretzel and front has a picture of a boy wearing a hat. the top and front both read "Reading Butter Pretzels Made in Reading, PA."


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.5

Circumference 17.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Reading Butter Pretzels

Maker Details Based in Reading, Pennsylvania

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3255



Date SEP 18,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Outside label is faded in some places. The inside bottom has some rusted spots.


Date SEP 18,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Candy exhibit - automatic entry by admin