This vintage 1940s candy container has a clear glass body. The exterior of the glass bottle has raised lines that are swirled and the top is open so that the children could access the candy.
Patent Holder: J H Millstein Co of Jeannette, PA
Patent Number: 2,490,368
Patent Date: Filed Apr 14 1947, Approved Dec 06 1949
Material: Vintage Glass and Vintage Plastic
Colors: Glass is Clear, Plastic is Red, Candy is Muted Various Colors
Marked on Base Bottom on the Plastic:
- MFG BY J. H. MILLSTEIN CO. JEANNETTE, PA. PAT APP FOR
- PEI in a shield
- The Number “8” is located above the shield
Sticker Reads: HORN O’ CANDY / Ingredients - Nuts, / sugar, starch, certified colors, / and artificial flavors. / Net Weight 1 Oz. / Mfg. by: J.H. / Millstein Co. / Jeannette, Pa.
Approximate Dimensions in Inches: 7 high x 3 1/2 (at the base)
Approximate Dates of Manufacture: 1947 - 9
Condition: Very Good Condition
- This candy container is complete and it works. I know this because I used my computer vacuum to blow into it and it sang.
- In addition to the container, there is also the original sticker and candy. (Although I would not attempt to eat it.)
- There are no chips, hairline fractures, or repairs on the entire glass or the plastic.
- The candy has degraded and is much lighter in color than it originally was.
- There is some residue on the top of the base plastic on the rear a little to the left of center. I assume it is from the candy. I quickly tried to clean this off with cold water, but it did nothing. You should be able to see it as I did not try to strategically avoid it while taking the pictures.
- There is also a very light gray mark on the top of the base plastic in front on the right of the center. It is quite light. Once again, I did picture it and you might be able to see it. It is quite light.
- On the bottom of the plastic base, there are a few gray marks on the rim. And again, I did take pictures so you should be able to see them. Actually the pictures bring them out more than they are actually visible to the naked eye – at least, my naked eyes.
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