$149.50

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SKU: US21645 Categories: , Product ID: 11070

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TIN – CRACKER, MARKED “HARD BREAD/8 OZ./ U.S.Q.M.C.”, WHICH HAS BEEN OPENED AND HAS A FEW OF THE ORIGINAL CRACKERS INSIDE MARKED “SUNSHINE”. ONE OF THE ORIGINAL OWNERS OF NABISCO (FOUNDED IN 1890 WHEN 33 INDEPENDENT COMPANIES JOINED TOGETHER) JOSEPH LOOSE FORMED THE LOOSE-WILES BISCUIT COMPAMY IN 1902 AND ADOPTED THE “SUNSHINE” BRAND SO THE GOVERNMENT HAD A CONTRACT WITH THEM FOR HARDBREAD. IN 1946 JOSEPH LOOSE CHANGED HIS COMPANY NAME TO “SUNSHINE BUSCUIT COMPANY”. KEEBLER BOUGHT IT IN 1996, THEN KELLOGG BOUGHT KEEBLER IN 2000.