|The picture shows a view of all of the sides of this Rare Old Unused Reliable Confections Hunky Dory Cracker Jack Box. It is rare to find this package in any condition and this one is mint and unused. This box is from somewhere between the 1905 patent year and 1922 when the company name was changed to The Cracker Jack Company.|
The popcorn confection ''Hunky Dory'' was chocolate covered Cracker Jack. The box is imprinted in rich red and blue colors on white cardboard. It has the Reliable Confections trade marked logo, ribbons, and the the box manufacturers logo. It was made by the Sefton Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois. The box is marked as follows:
A DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE CONFECTION
ONE TASTE INVITES ANOTHER
RUECKHEIM BROS. & ECKSTEIN
HUNKY DORY is the famous Cracker Jack coated with the finest chocolate. The snappy crispness and delightful flavor are preserved by our triple proof package which is a guarantee that the contents are always fresh, clean and wholesome.
Package Patented Aug. 15, 1905. Patent pending on Sealed Wrapper Package.
Anyone imitating the name or package will be prosecuted.
If this box were to be assembled it would measure 6'' x 3-1/16'' x 1-5/8''. It is in mint unused condition as pictured.