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Title Candy, wrapped: Tootsie Fudge; Tootsie Coconut Fudge. Labeled " 2¢ " Made by Sweets Co. of America, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1950s.
Object Name Wrapper
Catalog Number 2010.007.0142
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Tootsie Fudge; Tootsie Coconut Fudge. One piece of each candy in its original wrapper, labeled " 2¢ " Made by the Sweets Company of America, Hoboken, no date, circa 1950s. Printed clear cellophane wrapper on original contents; dimensions of wrapped object - circa 1-3/8" wide x 1-1/4" deep x 5/8" thick.

Packaging has some visible shrinkage and dimensional distortion; presumed to be brittle but otherwise closed as originally wrapped and intact with little damage; not opened. Fudge candy appears hardened and shows some deterioration; intact and apparently stable.

The Tootsie Fudge candy is chocolate Tootsie Roll. Wrapper printing is in a cream color along with the '2 cents' price. Toostsie imprinted on side panel has "Reg." in small type beneath it.

The Tootsie Coconut Fudge candy is a darker color that the one above. All wrapper printing is in a dark red and the word "Coconut" is in a script typeface. The '2 cents' is in a larger type than the one above. Toostsie imprinted on side panel has "Reg. U.S. Pat. Off." in small type beneath it.
Date 1950-1960
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms Tootsie Roll
Sweets Company of America
Caption front, top and back
Imagefile 075\20100070142.JPG
Classification Food
Business & Commerce