Early Wilbur-Suchard Chocolate Co. Breakfast Cocoa Tin Philadelphia, PA

Early Wilbur-Suchard Chocolate Co. Breakfast Cocoa Tin Philadelphia, PA

Regular price $45.00


Product Description:  In 1865 starting with only buckets, a kettle and a marble slab, Henry Oscar Wilbur and Samuel Croft became partners to create a candy and chocolate business in Philadephia, PA.  The business quickly grew with expansion of additional plants.  In 1930, manufacturing operations moved from Philadelphia t Lititz, Pennsylvania.  The Lititz, PA factory closed in early 2016.  This early Wilbur-Suchard breakfast cocoa tin features embossed advertisement on the top lid with dark, natural patina covering the entire surface.  

Circa: 1928-1930

Dimensions:  3 1/4" L (at base in upright position) x 2" W x 4 1/4" H

Product Weight:  2.9 ounces

Material:  Tin

Maker:  Wilbur-Suchard Chocolate Co.

Markings:  Wilbur-Suchard Chocolate Co.  Breakfast Cocoa, Philadelphia, PA

Color:  brown-black (dark patina)

Condition:   Previously owned - used.  No label.  Only embossed print on top of the lid.  Entire tin is covered with dark, natural patina. Minimal creases or dents.  Although the container is empty, the lid is an extremely tight fit and has not been taken off since it was acquired.

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