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Chocolate Box - Cadbury Black Cat Fine Chocolates, circa 1968 Object Reg. No: SH 921130

Summary:
Box for Cadbury Black Cat Fine Chocolates, circa 1968. The box was displayed in the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, when it closed in 1975.

The Old Lolly Shop was a milk bar opened and run by Elizabeth and Henry Cohen at 314 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North, from 1939 to 1975.
Description:
White cardboard chocolate box to contain one pound of chocolates. Cadbury's Black Cat trade mark, cat design on top of lid.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.80 cm (Height), 2.70 cm (Width), 28.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: confectioneries, jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, shops, working life, -1
Themes this item is part of: Old Lolly Shop Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Milk Bars
Tertiary Classification: product packaging
Inscriptions: Printed on top of lid: CADBURY'S/BLACK CAT/FINE CHOCOLATES/ 1LD NET. Printed on side of lid: CADBURY FRY PASCALL AUSTRALIA LIMITED/CLAREMONT, TASMANIA.
Manufacturer: Cadbury Fry Pascall Australia Ltd., Claremont, Tasmania, Australia, circa 1968
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1968-1975

Comments

Clare Posted on 28 Feb 2010 11:12 PM
I so wish there was a photo image of this black cat - any ideas where I may see the artwork used?
Discovery Centre Posted on 01 Mar 2010 2:42 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Clare, thanks for your enquiry. Perhaps try searching online for 'Cadbury black cat chocolates' or searching the Cadbury website, http://www.cadbury.com.au/
Leanne Posted on 17 Jul 2010 12:15 PM
I have been looking for a photo for ages too LOL. found it at last ... http://www.thepriceguide.com.au/index.cfm/item/41992-advertising-figure-for-cadburys-black-cat-chocolates-of-plastic/
Jane Devine Posted on 14 Feb 2013 8:18 PM
Oh the image has long gone. I am looking for an image of the box, has one turned up since these last posts ? Very hard to find
deb Posted on 03 Mar 2013 12:36 PM
I have the little black cat that was on the box. My mother kept the cat but not the box unfortunately although I do have a pic of the box. Don't know how much the cat would be worth?

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