These were sold in those vintage Ma and Pa candy stores.
This vintage clear pressed glass candy container is in the shape of a boat with an open bottom; an anchor is located on the left forward between the edge of the boat and the circle hatch; the hatch has lines in it; in the pit aft (the back of the boat), there is a circle with a number in it. The cabin features two windows on each side and on the front of the boat.
Material: Vintage Glass
Colors: Glass is Clear
Approximate Creation Dates: 1945 - 7
Creator: J H Millstein, Jeannette, PA
Approximate Dimensions in Inches: base width 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 base length x 1 5/8 high
Printing on the Circle in the back of the boat: I think, it is a number “1”. It is very faint.
Printing on the cardboard closure: “MODEL CRUISER / CONTENTS: / SUGAR, CERTIFIED COLORS, / AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS. / WEIGHT ½ OZ. / MANUFACTURED AND DISTRIBUTED BY / J. H. MILLSTEIN CO. / PATENT APPLIED FOR JEANETTE , PA” Much of the print is unreadable.
Condition: Used Vintage Condition
- The waxed push in cardboard closure is present, but is bent and parts of the lettering is unreadable – especially the lower half.
- There is a chip on the base as well as two flea bites. These were pointed out to you several times in the pictures. The chip and the flea bites are all small. Your boat will still display quite nicely.
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