Vintage small caddy-type tea tin with hinged lid - Chinese-style design
Vintage small caddy-type tea tin with hinged lid - Chinese-style design
Vintage small caddy-type tea tin with hinged lid - Chinese-style design
Vintage small caddy-type tea tin with hinged lid - Chinese-style design
Vintage small caddy-type tea tin with hinged lid - Chinese-style design

Vintage small caddy-type tea tin with hinged lid - Chinese-style design

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Vintage grocery tin (empty), for sale as a collectable or for display - FREE UK P&P
£7.50

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Product description

Vintage small caddy-type tea tin with hinged lid - Chinese-style design
 
An original vintage small caddy-type tea tin (empty) with hinged lid, printed with a Chinese-style design in black, off-white, red, green and gold (incorporating flowers, figures, birds, butterflies and other Oriental motifs); there is an original "TEA 4 OZ. NETT" paper label to one side, whilst the base is printed with the words "CONTAINER MADE IN ENGLAND".
 
Although this genuine vintage item shows various signs of age (see condition description below), it remains a nicely displayable piece that would make a lovely addition to a tin collection - or a pleasing ornamental accessory for a vintage-style or Chinese-inspired decorative scheme.
 
Date / era: c.1960s
 
Material: Metal
 
Brand / manufacturer: unknown
 
Country of origin: United Kingdom
 
Dimensions (approx.): 9.9 x 6.5 x 6.4cm (3.9 x 2.55 x 2.5in)
 
Condition: Some age wear including scratches, slight print loss, one or two slight dings, and spots and patches of tarnish and rust both inside and out; some discoloration to printed surface, with a slightly lighter patch to centre of lid where an old label has been removed (please see photos)
 
Unit quantity: 1
 
Unit weight (approx., before packing for transit): 65g
 
No. of units available (at last update): 1
 
Unit Price: £7.50 GBP - including FREE standard delivery within the United Kingdom
 
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Rest of World: £5.80
 
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Code 5/303
Condition Used