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Candy containers in the shape of army tanks (4)

Candy containers in the shape of army tanks (4)
Candy containers in the shape of army tanks (4)
Title
Candy containers in the shape of army tanks (4)
Date 
ca. 1941-1945
Medium 
Glass, paint, paper, candy
Dimensions 
a: 1 3/4 x 4 x 1 3/4 in. (4.4 x 10.2 x 4.4 cm) b: 2 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (5.1 x 10.5 x 4.4 cm) c: 2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. (5.
Description 
Four tanks (WWII): a: clear glass Jeep with driver b: clear glass with green painted bottom of Jeep with driver c: clear glass Jeep with guns on top d: clear glass Jeep with guns on top; candy inside with paper label attached to bottom
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2009.52.5a-d
Marks 
d: MINIATURE WARTANK/-MADE IN GLASS-/ FILLED WITH CANDY PELLETS/ INGREDIENTS: SUGAR, STARCH, CORN SYRUP,/ CERTIFIED COLORS. CONTENTS 1/4 OUNCE OR MORE/ MANUFACTURED AND PACKED BY/ VICTORY GLASS CO./ TOY DIVISION JEANNETTE, PA. (paper label)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group