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Dark Blue Smith's Potato Crisps Tin

A promotional, British, metal advertising tin for Smith's crisps. Second-hand.

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What's for sale?

This is a promotional, metal advertising tin for Smith's Crisps, with separate, non-hinged lid.

The design is from the 1920s when Smith's crisps first started out in Cricklewood, London. It was intended to be a shop display piece, sitting on the counters of local corner shops and prompting customers to buy what at the time, would have been quite a novel and interesting snack.

What condition is it in?

  • Second-hand
  • In fair to good condition
  • There are areas with rust on the inside
  • There are ripples and creases and minor dents all over
  • The colouring is bright and uniform
  • The graphics are strong

What are the measurements?

  • 8.5cm high (3.25 inches)
  • 11cm width (4.25 inches)
  • 15.5cm depth (6 inches)
  • 187 grams

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Early 20th century (1900-1949)
Stock ID:
Out of stock.

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