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Tin/ Candy

Object Number: 
2 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 5/8 in.
This tiny rectangular orange tin has black printing on it that reads "For Coughs due to Colds/ Y&S/ Licorice Wafers/ Ten Cents/ National Licorice Company/ Brooklyn, N.Y." On the reverse "Licorice/ is the old fashioned relief/ for throat irritations/ Licorice Y&S Wafers/ Made Solely By/ National Licorice Company/ Brooklyn, N.Y.". Inside "Also Comforting For/ Smokers' Irritated Throats".See also 2002.1.1018, 2002.1.2508, 2002.1.2510.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group