This boxed set of four bunny candles is from the Gurley Novelty early years that were marketed under Tavern Novelty Candles from Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, Inc., their No. 766 – 4 Small Bunnies. Name was changed from Tavern to Gurley Novelty Co. in 1949.
In original cardboard box, the four bunnies are in excellent unused condition, with intact labels from Tavern Candle, Socony-Vacuum, showing the flying red horse logo, and made in U.S.A.
Bunnies are 3 1/4 inches high. Box is 6 3/8 by 3 1/2 inches and 1 1/2 inches high, with gold foil label intact. Box shows wear, but still protects. It has a Malley’s (downtown New Haven, CT) sticker on end with a 25 cent price tag.