12-18-2014 12-18-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2773M Marlborough
December 18, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Large Collection of Vintage Advertising Tins

Auction: Discovery - 2773M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 18, 2014 10:00AM


Large Collection of Vintage Advertising Tins, including a Callard & Bowser's Dinosaur Butterscotch tin, a vasiform tin with a molded Egyptian scene; a casket-form Imperial Tobacco Co. Players Navy Cut tin, a Macfarlane Lang & Co. tin with pincushion top, a William Crawford & Sons biscuit tin depicting a circus cage, a Christmas box from the Tin Decorating Company of Baltimore, a Huntley & Palmers biscuit tin with simulated burl sides, an Oatgake's McVitie & Price wafer tin depicting molded scenes from the Crimea, Afghanistan, and the Indian mutiny, a Ginna & Co. tea canister depicting the USS Chicago, a Benson's candy tin depicting the HMS Queen Mary, and many others.
Estimate $600-800

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.