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Vintage Norton Bros Store - Tin, Teas, Coffee & Spices (c 1880s) - Selective Salvage
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Vintage Norton Bros Store - Tin, Teas, Coffee & Spices (c 1880s)

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Vintage Norton Bros self-sealing store tin dated Dec. 7 1880. Mellow red tin with black graphics. Print on the front reads "Tea, Coffee & Spices and features a sailing ship scene. Different images on the back where the text reads "Teas, Coffees & Spices". 

Lid reads "UNSCREW TO LEFT / PAT'D / MAR.31.68 / MAR. 4. 73 / SELF SEALING  CAN / DEC. 7. 1880 / MADE BY / NORTON BROS. CHICAGO. 

Net weight not marked. Measures: 7.5" to top of tin, 5" round. 

Early American advertising in decent vintage condition.

  • Vintage "Northon Bros" self-sealing store tin
  • Mellow red tin with black graphics. 
  • Screw on lid that is sealed shut forever
  • Dated 1880 

CONDITION:

Decent vintage condition as can be seen in the photos. Paint on the tin has mellowed over the years but is still readable. The lid has rusted closed. All condition issues are proof of age. 

SPECIFICS:

Material:  Tin

Measures: 7.5" to top of tin, 5" round. 

If you are a collector, check out the rest of the vintage tins we have available. 

NOTE: Because this is a vintage item, it carries the markers of age you would expect to see. Please review the photos carefully & ask questions because we are unable to accept returns or exchanges.

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