The detail in the tin’s design is just
incredible and it has a different image, beautifully illustrated, on each of
its side panels. I have placed images next to each other, from both times that
I have viewed the tin, to help show how the illustrations had changed subtlety
between different production runs.
The beautifully rendered type and branding
is complimented with the use of a warm colour palette of orange, yellow brown
and gold. There’s also some lovely decorative elements add further detail to
I would love to hear from you if you are
able to age these tins (I would estimate that there are from the 1940′s), if
you know which is the oldest of the two, where they originate from and if you
have any knowledge at all on the story of what each of the images on the side
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