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Elongated brocante tin box with relief lid for Carro's, chocolate from DRIESSEN

SKU: BT-3934-22
€ 11,95
Stock 1 pc.

Elongated brocante tin box with relief lid for Carro's, chocolate from DRIESSEN

  • Manufacturer: A. Driessen
  • Manufacture date: 1920 / 1970

Elongated rectangular tin box with a hinged lid without seams, on which 28 chocolates with the brand name Carro are embossed. The hinge is a hanging hinge.

The decoration of this tin consists of a brown background with gold-coloured edges, lettering and bottom and inside. The tin has a seamed bottom and side seam.

Text: DRIESSEN CHOCOLATE CARRO'S. Made in Rotterdam, Holland. Net 1/2 kilo. On the bottom in relief: NV Cacao-& Chocolaad Fabrieken A. Driessen.

This tin is in a vintage condition with traces of use and age-related traces of wear. Photos are part of the description.


  • Height: 4.6 cm.
  • Length: 28.3 cm.
  • Width: 10.7 cm.

A. Driessen is a Dutch brand of chocolate. A. Driessen's factory had been located in Rotterdam since 1820.

The raw material cocoa came from the then colony of Suriname. In 1854 the Driessen Cacao en Chocolaadfabriek in the Rotterdam district of Rubroek was put into use. Later the company was moved to the Rechter Rottekade.

In 1871, the company was awarded the title purveyor to the royal household. In 1893 the factory was expanded and by the end of the century, Driessen was one of the most important chocolate companies in the Netherlands. After the outbreak of a crisis in the cocoa market in 1907, raw material prices rose sharply. However, it was the stock market crash of 1929 and the subsequent Great Depression that killed the factory. In 1935 Driessen was taken over by the Breda chocolate factory Kwatta. After more than a century, the once-famous company came to an end.

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Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland

Kind of object
Tin chocolate box from Driessen Rotterdam

Tin - Chocolate - Carro's - Driessen - Rotterdam - product packaging

Relief of 28 chocolates

Vintage tins

Brown - gold colored

A. Driessen

A. Driessen Chocolaad

Driessen Chocolaad Carro's

Tin - metal - paint

Hinged lid with 28 chocolate reliefs

1920 - 1970

Brocante with traces of use and wear

4,60 cm

28,30 cm

10,70 cm

Shipping method
Parcel post with track & trace

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