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Candy containers that once held candy last a lot longer than mere sweets and they can be just as fun. Older candy containers actually doubled as toys after the candy was gone providing hours of play for both boys and girls. The first candy containers were shaped like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell in celebration of the Centennial Exposition in 1876 in Philadelphia. By the early 1900s, candy containers were being produced in mass. A number of well known Pennsylvania glass companies produced these clever collectibles including Westmoreland Glass Company, Jeannette Glass Company, Victory Glass, and L. E. Smith along with a number of others.

This rare figural glass candy container is entitled "Pumper Fire Truck", circa 1920's, made by the Victory Glass Company. The clear glass candy container portrays an early pumper fire truck with driver sitting in the open cab. The truck measures 5 1/4" in length, 2" in width and 3 1/4" in height with a red metal clip-style closure. One side is embossed "AVOR 2 Ozs." and the other side "V G Co. - Jenet Pa - U.S.A." There are no cracks, chips or repairs. Super piece for your collection.

Item ID: RL0004311

Vintage "Pumper Fire Truck" Figural Glass Candy Container - Victory Glass Company

$145 USD

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