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Vintage Bluebird (Harry Vincent)  Toffee Shop or counter display tin c1930s.  Originally intended to display good in shops as advertisement as well.  Perfect for display or storage or even with plants inside.  The interior of the tin, ie display sign, is in very good condition, some tarnishing to base of interior.  General wear to lid due to age and use (please see photo). Approx 28cm x 20cm x 13.5cm. 

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Very pretty square Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Tin with delightful image of a butterfly flying amongst Spring Flowers.  Cowslips, primroses, violets and daisies all add a floral display to the tin with floral images to the sides too.  A delightful tin to display on shelves to add some Spring blooms to your room or equally to store buttons, treasure and trinkets.  Measures approx 16cm x 16cm. In good condition for age.  Spring is in the air...

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Very pretty vintage Cadbury's Chocolate Biscuit tin with lovely image of a vase of colourful Chrysanthemums on lid.  Yellow base. In overall good condition for age.  Perfect size for storage, display or use,  interior is rust free and untarnished.  Measures approx 26cm x 13cm.  Lovely floral addition to your home.

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Very pretty vintage tin produced by CWS in very good condition for age.  Hinged lid tin with lovely images of butterflies to lid and sides with gold pattern border.  Colours remain lovely and bright.  Perfect storage and display tin.  Measures approx 22cm x 9cm x 8cm.

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Very pretty vintage tin in overall good condition for age.  Hinged lid (missing key to lock), some scratching and slight surface loss to lid.  Pretty image of vase of anemones and bowl of primroses with little figure in front on lid.  Decorative pattern to all four sides.  Measures approx 21cm x 14cm x 7cm.  Lovely storage tin.

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Pretty vintage Peek Frean biscuit tin with lovely poppy design to lid and sides. Shades of pink, yellow and red poppies against a dark blue background.  In overall good condition for age, some slight tarnishing to interior.  Measures approx 20.5cm.  Gorgeous display item.

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Stunning vintage Huntley & Palmers biscuit tin, beautiful vibrant iris design on lid.  Colours remain beautifully bright and vibrant against the dramatic black background.  There is also a design to the sides of the tin with irises and sundials.  Tin is larger than usual measuring approx 25.5cm x 8cm.  It is in very good condition for age, there is a little rusting to interior.  Beautiful display tin, perfect floral addition to a room or collection.

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Charming vintage Blue Bird toffee tin featuring delightful images of kittens.  Kittens busy hanging out the washing, doing the washing, cleaning house and gardening.  Wonderfully nostalgic tin.  The colours remain bright on tin and lid, there is some wear to edges, lid and some slight scratching images.  Stands approx 9cm high.  Purrfect.

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Lovely vintage Mackintosh & Sons tin featuring image of a glamorous woman on lid c1940s.  Hinged lid with striped pattern to sides in pink and gold. In overall good condition for age, however, there is some pitting to lid please see photos.  Measures approx 24cm x 16cm.  Wonderful display or storage item, perfect for bedroom or bathroom adding a touch of bygone glamour.

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Lovely Coronation Souvenir Tin produced by George Horner to commemorate the 1953 Coronation of HRH Elizabeth II.  In good condition for age, beautiful image on lid in very pretty colours.  On the sides of the tin are various designs of crowns, insignia etc.  Some tarnishing to base and interior.  Colours remain lovely and bright, perfect addition to a collection or display and storage.  Measures approx 14cm x 11cm.

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Very pretty vintage tin produced by Huntley & Palmers featuring a pair of Goldfinches amongst some blossom.  Tin is in overall good condition for age, there is some slight wear to edges.  There is a pretty design on all four sides of the tin base of blossom against a blue background.  Measures approx 16cm x 16cm.  Lovely display and storage item.

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Very pretty vintage chocolate box produced by Cadbury's , featuring a posy of chrysanthemums tied by a pistachio green satin ribbon against some golden satin.  The sides of the box are in the same pretty pistachio green. Typically 'vintage' chocolate box lid image.  The box is in overall good condition for age and would make a lovely decorative or storage item.  Measures approx 26cm x 18cm x 3cm.

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Very pretty vintage floral biscuit tin/caddy produced by George Horner c1950s. A collection of flowers against a black background, make this a striking and unusual tin.  Bluebells, cyclamen, snowdrops and daffodils amongst them.  The tin's lid fits nice and snug so this would also make a great tea or coffee caddy.  Stands approx 18cm tall and in overall good condition for age, there is one small white mark on the lid. Lovely display item.

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Very pretty vintage tin with wonderful image of two swans in water surrounded by water lilies beneath pink blossom, produced by Burton's biscuits.  In very good condition for age. Colours remain bright against striking black background, pattern of blue and black on all sides.  Hinged lid. A larger tin approx size 24cm x 21cm.  Beautiful display item as useful storage.

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Vintage 1953 Commemorative Coronation Tin produced by Oxo to celebrate the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Wonderful graphics in overall good condition for age.  Slight surface scratching, colours remain bright.  Measures approx 9cm x 7cm, perfect size for storing pins or small buttons etc.  Wonderful display item and very collectable.

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Lovely vintage wooden display box intended for use on shop counters.  This box was produced by Prices for their National Toilet Sioap and retains the original label to the front of the box (Lid is not present).  At one end are the words Milled National 3 Doz Tablets.  The box is in very good condition for age and makes a great display and storage item.  It measures approx 37cm x 21cm x 6cm. Wonderful piece of times past...

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Lovely retro chocolate box produced by Mackintosh for their "Week-end" assortment of chocolates.  Attractive lid features white magnolia against a black background with a silver satin bow tied around one corner.  There is some slight fraying to ends of ribbons and light staining due to age.  Decorative star design to edges of box lid. Measures approx 26cm x 19cm. Perfect for display or storage and would be a great Easter gift if lined with tissue paper and filled with homemade chocolates.

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Very rare and collectable vintage tin c1930s produced by Huntley & Palmers featuring delightful images on all sides of life in Pixie Land.  Octagonal in shape, with 4 full colour images on four sides and one on lid, additional pixie imagery forms the border around the images and remaining sides two.  Hinged lid. There is some tarnishing to base of tin and some slight wear to tin sides commensurate with age.  Delightful and rare. Measures approx 13cm high.

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Very pretty vintage sweet tin produced by Barker & Dobson. Lovely image on the lid of a woman in pink crinoline with pale blue bonnet.  Pretty Spring green background with 'lace' design surrounding and echoed around the sides of the base of tin.  This circular tin measures approx 18cm and is in overall good condition for age.  However, there are some marks around the base top just beneath where the lid sits, presumably this is from wear and some tape mark residue.  This does not detract from the prettiness of the tin. Perfect addition to a dressing table, bathroom shelf or dresser and would make a lovely storage item.

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Very pretty vintage chocolate box.  Lovely image on lid of bowl of summer roses in full bloom against a striking black background.  Colours remain lovely and bright against the red background of the box.  The box itself has some wear to edges, rubbing etc, and a previous owner (probably a child) has written "the woods in Autumn' on underside of the lid - this is not visible from the outside.  There are no tears to the box which is sturdy.  Perfect container for treasure, postcards, or if relined with tissue paper, as a gift box for some homemade chocolates.  Measures approx 24.5cm x 19cm x 2cm.

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Vintage Squirrel Confectionary tin intended as a counter tin to display and sell sweets from in a shop.  This lovely old tin c1920s/1930s, retains its beautiful bright colours and wonderful images.  However, there is some surface rust to it, particularly to the edges..  As the tin was intended as a display counter tin, inside the lid is highly decorated and is in very good condition.  This would  make a lovely display/storage piece.  Measures approx 22cm x 14cm x 9cm.

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Delightful vintage CWS biscuit tin in bright jewel like colours featuring budgies. Beautiful budgie on lid with deep blue background with flowers and foliage and images of budgies on all four sides of the base  All images are lovely and bright in vibrant colours.  There is some surface scratching to lid and wear due to age and there is a very small residue of tape at the top of the base where it meets the lid (just a faint line remaining).  Hinged lid, some slight tarnishing to interior.  A wonderfully decorative display item, also suitable for storage.  Tin measures approx 24cm x17cm x 8cm.  Tweet tweet!

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Gorgeous vintage wooden shop counter display box for "Bon-Eta" lilac chocolate assortment, 4lbs net. This box would have originally been used to display the chocolates on the shop counter and is a wonderfully nostalgic reminder of old sweetshops.  The beautiful pistachio green label on the front is still in tact and features fairies, artwork by Frances Morgan.  The box no longer has its lid and there is the remainder of one label to the side as well.   Measures approx 29cm x 18cm x 7cm. These boxes are becoming increasingly hard to find and very collectable, making wonderful display and storage items as well as fabulous souvenirs of times past. Love the sound of lilac chocolates...

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Very pretty vintage tin featuring delicate image of a vase of summer flowers.  Slightly faded with time like flowers in a vase - this pretty tin is in soft pinks, blues and stone colours.  A handpicked bunch of flowers from the summer garden.  Tin has some slight wear to lid and a couple of dints but is lovely and would look perfect on a dressing table or boudoir shelves.  Measures approx 18cm x 22cm at widest points.

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Lovely vintage Peek.Frean & Co Biscuit tin with delightful butterfly design to lid and sides.  In good condition for age, colours are lovely and bright, minimal scratching, commensurate with age.  The butterfly design is continued around the sides of the tin too, so this would look equally pretty sitting on a shelf or propped up on display.  Perfect Spring/Summer decorative storage item.  Measures approx 20cm.

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Very pretty vintage toffee tin produced by Edward Sharp.  Lovely image to the top of hinged lid of Red Admiral butterly against a gold latticed pattern background.  The latticed pattern is continued to the back as well.  There is some slight wear to the lid and a couple of scratches and some wear to edges due to age.  Striking and collectable tin which would look good amongst the nature books or boudoir table.  Measures approx 12cm x 10cm.

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Very sweet 1950s Nursery Rhyme tin produced for Blue Bird confectionary by Harry Vincent.  Delightful cottage shape tin has nursery rhyme characters on the front, busy in the garden.  There are red tiles on the roof, flowers up the walls and birds singing in the rafters!  The image is carried over onto the two sides as well.  There is some tarnishing to the inside and some slight wear to tin, particularly to the chimney area.  Measures approx 13cm x 13cm at widest and tallest points.  Very nostalgic and collectable too.

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Very pretty square Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Tin with delightful image of a butterfly flying amongst Spring Flowers.  Cowslips, primroses, violets and daisies all add a floral display to the tin with floral images to the sides too.  A delightful tin to display on shelves to add some Spring blooms to your room or equally to store buttons, treasure and trinkets.  Measures approx 16cm x 16cm. In good condition for age, a couple of tiny dints to lid edge.  Spring is in the air...

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