John Bull Mend-A-Tear (Black Outfit) - vintage tin
John Bull Mend-A-Tear (Black Outfit) - vintage tin
John Bull Mend-A-Tear (Black Outfit) - vintage tin
John Bull Mend-A-Tear (Black Outfit) - vintage tin
John Bull Mend-A-Tear (Black Outfit) - vintage tin

John Bull Mend-A-Tear (Black Outfit) - vintage tin

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Vintage household tin (empty), for sale as a collectable or for display - FREE UK P&P
£6.75

Product description

John Bull Mend-A-Tear (Black Outfit) - vintage tin
 
An original vintage John Bull "Mend-A-Tear" (Black Outfit - "Mends Waterproofs & Other Garments") tin (empty), with hinged lid with blue-green and black printed design, and gilt finish to the interior and exterior of the main body of the tin (not to the inside lid).
 
Although the tin shows various signs of age (see condition description below), it remains displayable, and would make a nice addition to a collection of similar pieces - or a great accessory for a vintage-style decorative scheme.
 
Date / era: c.1930s-50s
 
Material: Metal
 
Brand / manufacturer: John Bull Rubber Co. Ltd., Leicester
 
Country of origin: United Kingdom
 
Dimensions (approx.): 8.2 x 5.7 x 1.7cm (3.25 x 2.25 x 0.65in)
 
Condition: Age wear including numerous scratches, discoloration, slight marking, rust spotting and print loss to outside lid; scratching and surface corrosion to remainder of exterior; slight tarnish and rust spotting to interior; a slight linear indentation to base (please see photos)
 
Unit quantity: 1
 
Unit weight (approx., before packing for transit): 30g
 
No. of units available (at last update): 1
 

Unit Price: £6.75 GBP - including FREE standard delivery within the United Kingdom
 
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UK Special / Express Delivery: £4.35

Europe: £1.20
Rest of World: £2.70
 

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Brand John Bull
Code 4/303
Condition Used