Lobster-shaped chocolate mold

Description
This chocolate mold was manufactured between 1952 and 1972 by Randle & Smith, a company founded in Birmingham, England at the end of World War II. The owners of Randle & Smith sought out workers from the leading chocolate mold company, Anton Reiche, of Dresden, Germany, who had been displaced by World War II bombings. Reiche was well known for its quality and intricate designs.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Randle & Smith
place made
United Kingdom: England, Birmingham, Birmingham
Measurements
overall: 16.8 cm x 6.9 cm; 6 5/8 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
AG.76-FT-04.0018
catalog number
76-FT-04.0018
accession number
315132
Credit Line
Gift of the Chocolate Manufacturers Association of the USA
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Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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