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Candy container

Object Number: 
INV.13249
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Glass, iron, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 5 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 12.7 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on one side of locomotive: "888 AVOR 3/4 OZ" pressed: on other side of locomotive: "U.S.A. 888"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass container for candy in the form of a locomotive with pressed detail including windows, rivets, and inscriptions, and with smokestacks, bell, and cow-catcher; wheels originally painted red; strip of tinned sheet iron, painted red, across bottom of locomotive and fastened at each end with metal bent in and around.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group