Crates, Boxes and Containers
10 in 1 Ration Cardboard Boxes, above left and right photo.
The cardboard box pictured, above left, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #2.
The cardboard box pictured, above right, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #3.
10 in 1 Cardboard Ration Box, above left photo.
The example pictured above left is for Menu #3 and was made by the William Wrigley Jr. Company, April 1945.

Grapefruit Select Tins Shipping Crate, above right photo.
This crate originally contained 24 No. 2 Tins, or Cans of Grapefruit Select. This crate was packaged and shipped by the
Ocala Manufacturing Ice and Packing Company, Ocala Florida.
This crate was mailed to Mrs E.M. Heisterberg, 8609 So. Ashland Ave, Chicago Illinois, by 15341249 E M Heisterberg, 3927
QM Truck Co., APO783 c/o Postmaster NY NY U.S.A.
Elmer M. Heisterberg was born in 1904 and enlisted in the U.S. Army on November 20th 1942 in Indianapolis Indiana.
The 3927th Quarter Master Truck Company served in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations.
Ration Box Type K - Early Production, above left photo.
The Ration, Type K was an individual ration intended to feed one service member for one meal. The example pictured on
the left is a Supper Unit made by the American Chicle Company, Long Island City, New York.

Ration Box Type K - Mid-War Production, above right photo.
The example pictured on the right is a Breakfast Unit made by the William Wrigley Jr. Company, Chicago Ill.
Ration Tin Type C, B Unit, above left photo.
The Ration, Type C was an individual ration intended to feed one service member for one meal. The example pictured on
the left is the B Unit containing Biscuits, Sugar and Coffee and was made in July of 1940 by the Sawyer Biscuit Company,
Division of United Biscuit Company of America, Chicago, U.S.A.
Ration Tin Type C, B Unit, above right photo.
The Ration, Type C was an individual ration intended to feed one service member for one meal. The example pictured on
the right is the B Unit containing Biscuits, Confection and Beverage. The top is marked M P LEMON.
Beans and Pork Type II Crate, above left and right photo.
The crate pictured above is marked:
45CONT. W11-009-QM-41212
BEANS & PORK TYPE II
24 - 30 OZ. CANS
GR WT. 65 CU 1.4
This crate was manufactured and marked by the PHILLIPS PKG. CO. INC and packaged May 1945. It was mailed by PVT R.K
Roby Army Serial Number 12278714, 192nd Ordnance Battalion, APO 317. Army Post Office (APO) 317 ceased operations in
Copenhagen on May 5th 1945. It was reestablished in Kure, Japan on November 14th 1945 and moved to Kobe, Japan on
February 26th 1945.
The crate was mailed to Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Roby, 735 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, New Jersey.
Roger K. Roby was born in 1928 entered service in Bergen County, New Jersey on September 26th 1946 after WWII had
ended.
Corned Beef Hash Crates, above left and right photo.
The two crates pictured above were recovered from Bastogne, Belgium. The top crate is marked:
W11-009-QM-784
CORNED BEEF HASH
6 - 5 LB 12 OZ CANS NET 34 1/2 LBS.
GRO 46 1/2 LBS - CU. FT. 1.09
This crate was made by Wilson & Co. Inc. GENERAL OFFICES, CHICAGO in December 1943.
The bottom crate is marked:
CONT. W 11-009 QM-13386
HASH, CORNED BEEF, CANNED
6 - 5 LB. 12 OZ. CANS
GROSS WT. 46 LBS. CU. FT. 1.07
This crate was made by UNITED PACKERS INC. and packed July 1944.
Oh Henry Candy Crate, above left photo.
The crate pictured on the left is marked:
STOCK NO.
25-C.1450
CANDY O' HENRY
288 - 5C. BARS
WT. 52 1/2
CU - 1.72
This crate was made by the WILLIAMSON CANDY CO. in November 1944. One original Oh Henry 5 cent Candy Bar box is
pictured in front of the crate. This cardboard box came from this crate.

Ping Candy Crate, above right photo.
The crate pictured on the right is marked:
STOCK NO. -25-C-1500
CANDY - PING
288 - 5 CT. BARS
APR WT. 54.5
The other markings are obscured.
This crate was made by MARS INC in February 1945. One original Ping Candy box is pictured on the top of this crate. This
cardboard box came from this crate. On the inside of this crate is a hand written label that lists the souvenir contents
recovered by a Service Member in the Pacific. Contents list "Japanese Souvenirs": writing equipment, brushes, coins, toy
bank, 2 wooden plaques, China saucers, ashtray, Jap flag, 1 set of China dishes and 1 lacquer cake dish.

The corner markings are applied to containers for overseas shipment. Green corners with a black stripe denoted
"Quartermaster Sales".
Sliced Bacon Crate, above left photo.
The crate pictured on the left is marked:
CONT. NO. W-11-009-Q.M.-844
SLICED BACON
24 - 24 OZ. CANS
WT. 50 LBS.
CUBE .928 FT.
This crate was made by ARBOGAST & BASTIAN CO. Allentown Pennsylvania in May 1944.

Ration Type C Crate, above right photo.
Both crates are marked:
RATION C
8 RATIONS
The top crate is marked: WT. 42 CU 1.3 and WT. 42 CU 1.1 on the other.
The manufacturer markings on the side are obscured but the year of 1944 is readable on both crates. Both of these crates
were recovered from Bastogne, Belgium.
10 in 1 Ration Cardboard Boxes, above left and right photo.
The cardboard box pictured, above left, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #4.
The cardboard box pictured, above right, contained the First Half of 5 Rations, Menu #5 (very faintly stamped).
Milky Way, Baby Ruth and Hershey's Post Exchange Cardboard Boxes, above left photo.
The three cardboard boxes shown in the left photo were used to ship bulk candy to a military Post Exchange (PX) or could
be crated for shipping overseas for distribution at the front lines.

Schlitz Beer Case, above right photo.
The beer case pictured in the right photo was used to ship twelve 32 ounce beer bottles. This case was produced by the
Schlitz Beer Company, Milwaukee Wisconsin in 1942.
Ration Type C Crate, above left photo.
This crate is marked:
U.S. ARMY
RATION C
8 RATIONS
WT. 40 CU 1.1
The manufacturer markings are not present. This crate was recovered from Bastogne, Belgium in 1998.

Ration Type C Crate, above right photo.
This crate is marked:
12 RATIONS
KS
WT. 43 CU 1.3
This crate was made by KELLOGG COMPANY, CONT. W11-009 QM-20462, DECEMBER 1944. This crate was mailed back to
the United States by S/Sgt J. Eagler 32647394, Service Battery, 115th Field Artillery Battalion APO757 to A. Eagler, 924
North Vines Stree, Hazleton Pennsylvania. The contents listed were: 3 leather purses, 1 metal dish, 1 pair of trunks, 1 metal
ash tray, 2 books, 1 wooden toy, 2 metal statues, 2 wallets, 1 medal, 1 bayonet, 3 brooches and 1 metal insignia.
The 115th Field Artillery Battalion was equipped with truck drawn 105mm Howitzers and arrived in France on September
23rd 1944.
10 in 1 Ration Cardboard Boxes, Half Ration, above left and right photo.
One type of ration that was issued to U.S. Service Members in the field during World War Two was the 10
in 1 Ration. This ration was broken up between four small boxes with the intention of feeding 10 Service
Members. Each box was marked HALF OF 5 rations and contained half of the rations to be combined to
feed 5 service members. Four half ration boxes would be contained in one large box for shipping.
When issued, both halves would match the Menu for the specified meal.
The cardboard box pictured, above left, contained the First Half of 5 Rations, Menu #1.
The cardboard box pictured, above right, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #1, dated 1944.
10 in 1 Ration Cardboard Boxes, above photos.
The cardboard box pictured, above left, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #5.
The cardboard box pictured, above right, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations. The menu number is not listed on the box.
10 in 1 Cardboard Ration Box, above left photo.
This ration box contained enough food to feed 10 service members. The inside contained four separate boxes, each box
containing one half of 5 rations.
The example pictured on the left is for Menu #1 and was made by the Jewel Tea Company Incorporated, April 1944. This
cardboard box still retains the outer sleeve which is quite scarce.
The example pictured on the right is for Menu #2 and was made by the William Wrigley Jr. Company, December 1944.
Hersey Candy Crate, above left photo.
The crate pictured on the left is marked:
STOCK NO.
25-C.1590
CANDY HERSHEY
This crate was made by the HERSHEY CHOCOLATE CO. in October 1944, under Purchase Order Number 3541. This crate
has stamps from being transferred to French Civilians. It was recovered from Holland in 2012.

Rheingold Beer Cardboard Box, above right photo.
The box pictured on the right is marked:
24 BOTTLES RHEINGOLD BEER
WITHDRAWN FREE OF INTERNAL REVENUE TAX FOR EXPORTATION
BY LIEBERMANN BREWERS INC. BROOKLYN, N.Y.
STOCK NO. 25-B-900
BEER-RHEINGOLD
24-12 OZ. BOTTLES
WT. 38 CU. 1
This box was made by Rheingold Beer in August 1944. It was recovered from Holland in 2012 and was found with two used
bottles of beer.

The corner markings are applied to containers for overseas shipment. Green corners with a black stripe denoted
"Quartermaster Sales".
Ration Meat and Vegetable Stew Crate, above left photo.
This crate is marked:
MEAT AND VEGETABLE STEW
"RATIONS"
CUBIC MEASUREMENT: 1.3 FT.
GROSS 60 LBS. TARE 16 LBS. NET 45 LBS.
2 DOZEN 30 - OZ TINS
PACKED BY
STERLING BRANDS INC.
STERLING, ILL.

Ration Accessory Packet Crate, above right photo.
This crate was mailed by: T/4 A. Sushko, 37296577, Co. A 66th Signal Battalion, A.P.O. 713, c/o P.M. San Francisco
California. It was mailed to: Mrs. Lee Sushko, 2310 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Anthony Sushko was born in 1921 and died in 1975. He is buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin
County, Minnesota, USA, Plot: Block 3

The corner markings are applied to containers for overseas shipment. Green corners denoted "Quartermaster Corps Class
III Items".
Ration Tin Type C, B Unit, above left and right photo.
The Ration, Type C was an individual ration intended to feed one service member for one meal. The example pictured on
the left is the B Unit containing Biscuits, Confection, Sugar and Soluble Coffee and was made in April of 1941 by the
National Biscuit Company and the can on the right was made in September of 1942.
Note that the amount of contents changed between 1940, 1941 and 1942 of the three cans pictured above.
Power House Candy Cardboard Box, above left photo.
This Power House Candy Bar box originally contained 24 - 5 cent candy bars and was produced by Walter H. Johnson
Candy Company, Chicago ILL. The front corner of the box has advertising reminding citizens to purchase War Bonds.

Mr. Goodbar Candy Box, above right photo.
This Mr Goodbar Candy Box originally contained 24 - 5 cent Number 84 candy bars and was produced by the Hershey
Chocolate Company, Pennsylvania.
The cardboard box pictured, above left, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #1, dated May 1944.
The cardboard box pictured, above right, contained the First Half of 5 Rations, Menu #2.
The cardboard box pictured, above left, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #2.
The cardboard box pictured, above right, contained the Second Half of 5 Rations, Menu #2, dated March 1944.
10 in 1 Ration Cardboard Boxes, above photos.
The cardboard box pictured above contained the Second Half of 5 Rations. The menu number is not listed. The box is
dated October 1943.
Milk Ration Box, above left photo. This Milk Ration Box was made by the PET MILK COMPANY, February 1944.
Orange Marmalade Ration Box, above right photo. This box was made by the CROSSE & BLACKWELL COMPANY,
Baltimore, Maryland under purchase order J.C.Q.M Depot P.O. # 12529, November 1942. The box contained 6 #10 Cans of
Orange Marmalade.
Sugar Ration Box, above left photo. This Sugar Cube Ration Box was made by the PENNSYLVANIA SUGAR CO., April 1945.
This box was specifically packaged for export to the U.S.S.R under ORDER NO 27-56/L43250 as humanitarian aid or Lend
Lease by the advancing Allied Forces during World War Two. The box has been remarked for distribution in France.
Plum Jam Ration Box, above right photo. This box was made by the S&W FINE FOODS INC, Contract No.
W-04-115-QM-11499, August 1945. The box contained 6 Cans of Plum Jam.
Ration Tin Type C, B Unit, above left photo.
The Ration, Type C was an individual ration intended to feed one service member for one meal. The example pictured
above is the B Unit containing Biscuits, Confection and Beverage and was made in October 1942.
Note that the amount and type of contents changed between 1940, 1941 and 1942 of the four cans pictured above.
Field Ration Type K Can, above right photo.
This can is marked U.S. ARMY FIELD RATION K, PROCESSED AMERICAN CHEESE, NET WEIGHT 4 OZ. and has the lot
number of KC30F and is dated October 1942.
Emergency Ration - Pemmican, Crate, left photo. This crate contained 48 tins of 3 1/2 ounce emergency rations. The crate
is marked 48 TINS 3 1/2 OZ. NET EMERGENCY RATION PEMMICAN NO 84-R-A. The rations were made by ARMOUR AND
COMPANY, GENERAL OFFICE CHICAGO ILL. Each can has a production lot of C1*4E.
Celery Salt, Crate, right photo. This crate is marked 12 -24 OZ. CANS 18LB. NE, CELERY SALT, CONT W28-021-QM-33017
MC CORMICK & CO PACKED MAY 1945.
Mc Cormick & Company, Baltimore Maryland
Anheuser Busch Beer Crate, left photo. This beer crate contained 24, 12 ounce bottles of beer. It was produced by The
Anheuser Busch Beer Company, St. Louis, Missouri, April 1942.
Peaches cardboard shipping box, right photo. This box is marked 24 ND 2 1/2 TINS, ALL GOOD BRAND, YELLOW CLING
PEACHES, PACKED BY F.M. BALL & CO., OAKLAND - CALIFORNIA. The box is dated March 1945 and packaged August
1945.
Evaporated Peaches Crate, above photo.
This crate is marked: 44 CONT. W-04-115-QM 5721, PACKAGED 10-44, 24 - 1 1/2 # PKG, PEACHES - EVAP, WT. 47 1/2 GR
36N. CU.FT.1.4
Ration Box Type K, Supper - Late Production, above left photo.
The Ration, Type K was an individual ration intended to feed one service member for one meal. The example pictured on
the left is a Supper Unit with late war style outer camouflage box with wax covered inner box.
Ration Box Type K, Breakfast - Late Production, above right photo.
This example was made by PATTEN FOOD PRODUCTS, Chattanooga Tenn.
Coffee Ration Container, above left photo.
This ration can is marked: COFFEE, ROASTED, GROUND, UNIVERSAL GRIND, NET WEIGHT 2 LBS, SAFEWAY STORES
INC, COFFEE DEPT, SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA.
Egg Mix Ration Container, right photo.
This ration can is marked: EGG MIX, DEHYDRATED, NET WEIGHT 1 LB 4 OZ. and packaged by A.J. PIETRUS AND SONS
CO. SLEEPY EYE, MINNESOTA. The lot number on the lid is 666 and dated January 1942.
Dry Whole Milk Ration Container, above left photo.
This ration container is marked FOR MESS USE, DRY WHOLE MILK, 5 LBS. and made by KILM with the lot number SAA
ACYS.
Blended Black Tea Ration Container, above right photo.
This ration can is marked: ONE POUND NET, BLENDED BLACK TEA, PACKAGED BY CARTER MACY CO., INC. NEW YORK,
N.Y.
M10A3 Hand Grenade Fuze Cardboard Box, above left and right photo.
The M10A3 Fuze was used with the Mk.II Hand Grenade. This wax covered cardboard box was used for shipping 25 fuzes.
The box is marked: 25 FUZES, HAND GRENADE, M10 A3, DRAWING 82-1-46 NOV 21 1943 (blackened out) REV. 5-31-44,
LOT EFM 1-XXX (XXX unreadable) PACKED NOV 1944.
Lend Lease Vegetable Oil Food Can, above left and right photo.
This 3 pound can of vegetable oil or shortening was distributed as humanitarian aid or Lend Lease by the advancing Allied
Forces during World War Two. The rear of the can is marked in ten different languages expressing that this is a gift from
the United States of America and should not be sold or exchanged.
Insect Repellent Crate, above left photo.
This crate is marked: STOCK NO. 51-R-265, INSECT REPELLENT, 108 - 2 OZ BOTTLES, WT 53 LBS. 1.54 CU. FT.
The crate was made by the SKOL CO. INC. and packed October 13th 1944.

Toilet Soap Cardboard Box, above right photo.
This box is marked: STOCK NO. 25s10720, SOAP-TOILET, PALMOLIVE, 144 - 3.73 OZ. CAKES, WT. 36 CU. .8
The box was made by THE MENGEL COMPANY, INCORPORATED, NEW BRUNSWICK N.J. and packed 5 - 45.

The corner markings are applied to containers for overseas shipment. Green corners denoted "Quartermaster Corps Class
III Items". Green corners with a black stripe denoted "Quartermaster Sales".
Generic Ration Shipping Boxes, above left photo.
These boxes previously contained six one gallon cans of ration. The contents or type of ration is not listed on the box. The
top box is marked COMSTOCK CNG CORP (Canning Corporation), NEWARK, N.Y. and dated 9 - 44.
The bottom box is marked: LUNER EMPSON CO. EQ. 30-127-285-45-H CANS COATED TO PREVENT RUST and dated 10-44.
This box was mailed back to the United States by SGT FRED WESTCOTT, ASN 32254438, 12th ARM'D DIV BAND, APO 262
to MRS HOLLIS WESTCOTT, SACKETS HARBOR, R.F.D. #2 NEW YORK.
The 12th Armored Division landed in France on November 9th 1944 and returned to the United States on December 1st 1945.

Mimeo Paper Shipping Box, above right photo.
This box is marked: STOCK NO 53P-16716, PAPER MEMEO. CHEMICAL WOOD WHITE, 12 RMS 8X13 SUB 10, WT 63 CU.
2.4. and dated 9 - 45. The box was made by P. H. GLATFELTER CO, P.O.NO. 44476-D P.O. 10, J.C.Q.M.D. 17 APR 1945.
The box was mailed to MRS E.A. BUCKNER, 513 SOUTH WALNUT ST., TALLULAH, LOUISIANA.
Charms Candy, above left photo.
This package of Charms Assorted Candy is copyrighted 1940 and produced by CHARMS CO., BLOOMFIELD N.J.
Minute Gelatin Box, above right photo.
This Minute Plain Unflavored Gelatin box was packaged by MINUTE TAPIOCA CO, INC, ORANGE, MASS. - DIVISION OF
GENERAL FOODS CORP. and is dated July 1943.
Mixed Dairy Feed Sack, above left photo.
This dairy feed sack was used to distribute 100 pounds of animal grade food as humanitarian aid by the advancing Allied
Forces during World War Two. The sack was made by Kellogg Milling Company for the Untied States. Humanitarian Aid was
used to help previously occupied farmers rebuild their infrastructure. This bag is believed to have been produced in 1944.
This sack was recovered from Normandy, France in 2011.

French Grain Sack, above right photo.
This grain sack was commercially made by G. GIRARD of Carentan, Normandy France.
This sack was recovered from Normandy, France in 2011.
Camouflage Face Paint Cardboard Box and Tube, above left and right photo.
This cardboard box contained 100 tubes of Camouflage Face Paint, Light Green #1 and Sand #3. This box was made in
August 1944 by the Kolmar Laboratory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Cloth Overseas Ham Container or Sack, above photo.
This Container or Sack was used to package one Overseas Ham for shipment for use outside of the United States. It was
made by Arbogast and Bastian Incorporated, Allentown Pennsylvania.
Molle Shaving Cream, above left photo. This box of Molle Shaving Cream was specifically packaged and marked for the
Armed Forces during World War Two.
Barbasol Shaving Cream, above right photo. This box of Barbasol Shaving Cream was specifically packaged and marked
for the Armed Forces during World War Two.
Ground Mace Ration Spice Container, above left photo.
This ration container is marked ATLAS, 4 OZ NET WT, GROUND MACE, THE WOOLSON SPICE COMPANY, TOLEDO, OHIO.
Wartime Coca Cola Bottle, above center photo.
This 6 ounce Coca-Cola soda bottle is completely clear colored glass, as apposed to having a green color to the glass.
These bottles were specifically manufactured for the United States Military overseas during WWII and do not contain a
United States bottling location. This bottle is dated 1944 and contains the patent number D-105529
Planters Salted Cashew Nut Can, above right photo.
This can is copyrighted 1944, Planters Nut & Chocolate Company.
Orlox Beef Suet Cardboard Box, above left and right photo.
This package of Orlox Beef Suet was produced with the markings WAR-TIME EMERGENCY PACK. On the reverse of the
box is has been marked CANCELLED. This box was produced by ORLOX LTD, RETFORD. It has not been used.
Lend Lease Pork Ration Can, above left photo.
This ration can was produced for Lend Lease to the Russian Army during WWII. The label is printed in both English and
Russian. The can was produced by PLYMOUTH ROCK PROVISION CO. INC., NEW YORK. The ingredients are listed as
cooked pork, lard, onions, salt and spices. The can was packaged in 1943. This can was found in Latvia in 2014.
Lend Lease Milk Ration Can, above right photo.
This can was produced by National Household Company. The can contained DRIED MACHINE SKIMMED MILK, NET
WEIGHT 8 OUNCES. The reverse is marked: SPECIFICALLY PACKAGED FOR BRITISH MINISTER OF FOOD. The can is
specifically marked: NOT TO BE USED FOR BABIES.
Molle Shaving Cream Shipping Box, above left photo. This box of Molle Shaving Cream was specifically packaged and
marked for the Armed Forces during World War Two. The box contained 12 packages of shaving cream.
Barbasol Shaving Cream Shipping Box, above right photo. This box of Barbasol Shaving Cream was specifically packaged
and marked for the Armed Forces during World War Two. The box contained 12 packages of shaving cream.
Mennen Shaving Cream, above left photo. This box of Mennen Shaving Cream was specifically packaged and marked for
the Armed Forces during World War Two. The original cost was 35 cents.
Burma-Shave Shaving Cream, above right photo. This box of Burma-Shave Shaving Cream contains a advertising paper
that contains "Burma-Shave Jingles" and introduces the new Burma-Shave factory completed in January 1941.
Glider brand shaving cream, above left photo.
Mennen Talcum Power, above left photo. This box of Mennen Talcum Power was specifically packaged and marked for the
Armed Forces during World War Two. The original cost was 25 cents.
Rifle Bore Cleaner Cardboard Box, above left photo.
This box is marked 96 2-OZS CLEANER-RIFLE BORE SNL___________ GR.WT.24.25 CU.FT.0.6.
This box was produced in March 1944.
The yellow corner markings are applied to containers for overseas shipment. Yellow corners denoted "Bulk Supplies and
Equipment, Ordnance".
Lend Lease Pork Ration Can, above left photo.
This ration can was produced for Lend Lease to the Russian Army during WWII. The can was produced by AGAR'S
ORELWOOD BRAND PORK SAUSAGE, GENERAL OFFICE, CHICAGO ILL. The ingredients are listed as chopped pork,
water, salt and flavored sugar. This can was found in Latvia in 2014.
Lend Lease Hemp Seed Sack, above right photo.
This sack was produced under the United Nations during World War Two as a gift for countries for Lend-Lease. The sack
contained 100 pounds of Manchurian Hemp Seed.
Ration Can Type C, B Unit, above two photos.
The Ration, Type C was an individual ration intended to feed one service member for one meal. The example pictured on
the left is the B Unit containing Biscuits, Confection, Sugar and Soluble Coffee and was made in November 1941.
The can was manufactured by George Weston Limited, Salamanca N.Y.
The Ration, Type C, B Unit pictured on the right contains Biscuit, Confection and Beverage.
Grape Nuts Cereal Food cardboard box, above left photo.
This Grape=Nuts brand cereal box was produced by General Foods Corporation, Battle Creek, Michigan in October 1942.
Pirates' Gold Graham Crackers cardboard box, above right photo.
This Pirates' Gold Graham Cracker box was made by Guthrie Biscuit Company, Main Office, Oakland California and
copyrighted in 1941. It contained 2 pounds of crackers. The bottom of the box is marked: Buy War Bonds and For Victory.
Miller and Hollis assorted chocolate cardboard box, above photos.
The cardboard chocolate box on the left was produced by Miller and Hollis of Boston, with the brand Longwood, and
contained one pound of assorted chocolates. The side of the box is marked: FOR VICTORY BUY UNITED STATES WAR
BONDS AND STAMPS.
The cardboard chocolate box on the right was produced by Miller and Hollis of Boston, with the brand Haviland, and
contained one pound of unusual selection of fine chocolates. The side of the box is marked: FOR VICTORY BUY UNITED
STATES WAR BONDS AND STAMPS.
Army and Navy Manual for Packaging and Packing for Shipment Overseas, above left and right photo.
This manual, Army Specification No. 100-14A and Navy Specification 39P16a, issued February 15, 1943, outlines all of the
markings for boxes destined for shipment overseas. The photo on the right explains some of the markings that were
required by the manufacturer and for the military for marking of supplies for the United States Government during World
War Two.
Chocolate cardboard box, above photos.
The cardboard chocolate box on the left was produced by Daggetts Chocolates of Boston, The front of the box is marked:
with an eagle with a shield and the words PREPAREDNESS PACKAGE. The box contained 1 pound of chocolate.
The cardboard chocolate box on the right was produced by Schrafft's Chocolates of Boston. The front of the box is
marked: FOR VICTORY BUY UNITED STATES WAR BONDS AND STAMPS. The box contained 1 pound of chocolate.
Layena Egg Container, above photo.
This cardboard egg container was produced by Purina Layena Company. The container contained twelve eggs. This
container was produced in October 1938.