antique candy containers

Lee & Roxanne Bernard of Lee Bernard Antiques, Jackson, WI will share a favorite at the exhibit, stating, “We have one exceptional old composition candy container that has two tabby cats, gray & brown, popping out of a barrel that we bought years ago when we had our first two cats, one of which was gray, the other brown.”

Fall WADA show gives a nod to antique candy containers

By Debbie McArdle Candy containers and their history The 19th century candy container was early packaging and merchandising at its best, designed to delight the affluent child, first with the candy and, afterwards, with the toy that remained. The early 1900s were the golden years for candy containers. The first commercially...