Medicine, 'M.E.C. Medicated Pastilles' Tin; Romisons Confectionary Ltd.; 1937-19...
Medicine, 'M.E.C. Medicated Pastilles' TinAbout this object
Made by Rominson's Confectionary Ltd in New Zealand, the M E C in these pastilles stands for menthol, eucalyptus and cinnamon.
Julius Romison, a Jewish immigrant, began manufacturing confectionery in Dunedin about 1884.
It is said that his first confectionery making in Dunedin was done at home in the wash-house/kitchen, where there was a boiler and equipment to shape and wrap sweets. His business grew to include the operation of three retail shops in Dunedin - two in Princess Street and one the High Street.
In 1937 Jack McNamara, backed by a group of Dunedin investors, acquired the plant and recipes, and that year established Romison's Confectionery Limited.
In 1946, the business became known as Regina Confections Limited.
inorganic, processed material, metal, steelInscription and Marks
Printed on tin: 'M.E.C.'
h 19 mm x w 93 mm x d 77 mmSubject and Association Keywords
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