This vintage pressed clear glass candy container is disguised as a toy fire engine. This fire engine features no radiator cap on the center of the hood, an open bottom (that is where the children would access the candy), the wheels and tires are stippled quite lightly, the front has horizontal lines to indicate the grill of the radiator, headlights are present, the front bumper is quite rounded, there is a rear bumper, there is a driver with a visible steering wheel, there are hubcaps on the wheels that protrude out ever so slightly, a definite ridge for the cardboard closure in the candy compartment, and the candy divider is located directly under the driver in the bottom.
Material: Vintage Glass
Colors: Glass is Clear
Who Made: Unknown. I feel this is a remake of a Victory Glass Candy Container that was made in 1943. Please note that Dezso, Poirier, and Poirier do not have this enumerated as a candy container that has been reproduced by another, but I do feel this is a repro. Hey! I could be wrong. But I really do not think so as the glass is just too pretty to have been around since 1943. It is very well made and would be great in any collection. I mean, it even has the number “4” on the bottom. I have handled quite a few of this glass candy containers and I just feel it is from the 70s, rather than the 40s..It even has a straw mark on the back of the vehicle. Like I said, they did a great job with it.
Where Made: Unknown
Approximate Production Date: 1970s
Approximate dimensions in inches: 4 3/4 base length x 1 3/8 base width x 2 tall
Printing on the glass – in the candy compartment: The number “4”
Condition: Very Good Vintage Condition. The glass is free of cracks and repairs. It does have one flea bite on the inner ledge.
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