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Title Box: Fisher's Solitop Chocolates. Made by S. Fisher & Co., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1900-1915.
Object Name Box
Catalog Number 2010.007.0141
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description S.F. & C.; Fisher's Solitop Chocolates. Made by S. Fisher & Co., Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. Two piece box with printed paper covered lid, 6-3/4" wide x 10" deep x 2-7/8" high. There is not a listed quantity or weight for the original contents none of which remain.

"Solitop" is stated as Registered U.S. Patent Office. The word is likely to be a contraction of "solid top."

Top end of box is the only place where Hoboken is found: "Guaranteed and Manufactured by S. Fisher & Co., Inc., Hoboken, N.J., U.S.A."

Company founded in 1895. Principals included Sol Fisher, Asher C. Fisher, Louis A. Fisher, Zachara Shapiro. Produced wholesale products under brand "S.F.& C." Located at Clinton, 11th and Grand Streets; street address from a 1926 directory: 1039 Clinton St.

While undated, the typography for "Solitop" and the border frame are in an Art Nouveau style and suggests that the box was issued nearer 1900 than later.
Date 1900-1915
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1915.0
Search Terms S. Fisher & Company (wholesale confectioners)
1039 Clinton St.
Clinton St.
Eleventh St.
Grand St.
Caption full box
Imagefile 075\20100070141-6.JPG
Classification Food
Business & Commerce
Manufacturing