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Square tin box, marked "Stem Ginger." Painted green with yellow print. Yellow border around lid. Vantine's trademarks on several places. Filled with early 20th century cake candle holders.
Painted: Top of box: ""STEM GINGER/ A.A. VANTINE & CO. IMPORTERS."" Front side: ""STEM GINGER/ TRADEMARK"" Right side: ""A.A. VANTINE & CO./ WHOLESALE/ NEW YORK"" Back side: ""CHINA & JAPAN/ INDIA & CEYLON/ TEA & CONDIMENTS/ AMERICAN CAN CO. 11A"" Left side: ""A.A. VANTINE & CO./ RETAIL/ Guaranteed...under the food and drugs act, June 30, 1906...""
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),
A.A. Vantine & Co.
American Can. Co. (Manufacturer)
Food Processing T&E
3 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker