Object ID 003941
Object Name Old Time Fanny Farmer Candies Box
Object Desc Half pound box of old time Fanny Farmer candies box.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003522a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Closet, Shelf 5
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords candy,chocolate,Fanny Farmer,
Title Old Time Fanny Farmer Candies Box
Description Rectangular two-piece box that once held half a pound of Fanny Farmer chocolates. Top of box has gold outline and Fanny Farmer portrait. Says "Old Time Fanny Farmer Candies". Sides of box say "Fanny Farmer Candies always deliciously fresh" and "Fanny Farmer candies are made from the finest foods the world provides". Front of box has a drawing of the statue of liberty, and the back has a drawing of a house with the label "Homestead". Bottom of box is plain white cardboard. There is a price tag on the bottom that says $1.00. Inside is embossed paper that would have covered the chocolate. Embossed with "Fanny Farmer Old Time - Home Made Candies Wholesome Sweets for Children" and two emblems showing eagles sitting on top of a crest with an olive branch and arrows behind it.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Fanny Farmer
Maker Details Fanny Farmer was an American candy manufacturer and retailer. Fanny Farmer was started in Rochester, New York by Frank O'Connor in 1919 and grew to over 400 stores before being bought and consolidated. The company was named in honor of culinary expert Fannie Farmer, who had died four years earlier. In 1992 the Archibald Candy Company acquired the brand.
Date DEC 19,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Edge and corner wear. Stains inside the box, and some light stains on the top of the box. The gold is coming off the lettering on the lid in some places. Some wrinkles and tears in the box lid.