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Parkers Classic Confectionery Sweet Sales Case

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Dimensions:

W-39 D-26 (cm)

Item Reference:

66165-1447-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 66165-1447-1
Item No. 66165 - Dealer No. 1447 - Building No. 1

Description

Parker's Classic Confectionery, Birmingham, England

The most amazing advertising collectable used by Parker's sweet manufactures.

A typical looking leather case from the outside opens up to reveal a treasure trove of 24 sealed glass jars - all of which contain different types of sweets, mints and chocolates.

The case would have been designed for and used by sales representative to take from shop to shop to try and promote their companies sweets.

Local store owners would get the chance to sample the confectionary straight from the supplier and make orders on the spot. The case doubles up as a writing slope for the sales person to be able to write down all the orders they would get.

The case has been manufactured in way that provides the potential clients with that Instant "Wow" factor when its opened up.

The interior is completely lined in blue felt which has been embroidered with:
"Parker's Classic Confectionery"
And
"Ambassadors of fine Quality"

Circa 1950
I imagine the case would have been used post WWII in a time when small business were beginning to find their feet again after years of rationing.

Each glass jar has all the original labelling. There are 18 cream labeled and 6 red labels. Each jar has an additional label on the back which reads what the jar contains.

Specifications

Item Reference
66165-1447-1
Dimensions
Width: 39 cm
Depth: 26 cm
Period
20th Century
Era
Vintage & Industrial
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Very good. Some of the sweets have melted.

Delivery

  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
  • UK Van Delivery by Hand, this applies to furniture, large items or delicate items. This is undertaken by ourselves or by a fully insured van delivery company that is personally known to us. Prices dependant on your location and size/amount of items purchased.

We are able to deliver any item to anywhere in the World, and so for any item/location, we are able to obtain quotes for delivery/shipping.

To make an enquiry call us on 01427 668 389