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Advertising2285 of 43361930's Shonbeck Clock Co.  Hamilton, Ont., for Labatts Beer!trade cards printed around 1870
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Posted 2 years ago

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xxmagsxx
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I have a real interest in old tins ..anything advertising..and small antiques ( salesman samples...miniature versions of things)...Here is some of what I have collected over the years...and wont lie ...canot tell u the value of any of it ..I just pick up what looks neat ...but I have so much now that I stopped trying to look it up for its value lol..( theres a really heavy metal dog ( cast iron I think its called) and door knockers hiding in there somewhere to ...the lowneys candy can ...got about 9 yrs ago at a garage sale...they where useing it as a nail holder, and thought I was nuts when I asked if they would sell it to me ....he dumped the nails out and said here u can have this piece of junk ..and gave me a bunch more..:-) .and the collection began...lol ....if u see anything in these pics you can give me some information on and its value that would be super fabulous!! xoxoxo.

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  1. stefdesign stefdesign, 2 years ago
    Wow, I thought I had a big mishmash of things, but your stuff takes the cake! Nice stuff!
  2. xxmagsxx xxmagsxx, 2 years ago
    lol stef....I certainly do ...theres more to come , I find it so sad to see things from the past thrown ina garage or basement or backyard ...you cant buy things today that last like things from the past do ..I will eventually have everything in my house antique ( couches cabinets etc)...I want a kitchen all made out of barn wood ...and I am trying to find areally old harvest table and butcher block that I like ...havent found one yet that that is fairley priced ( they run from 800-1600 out here)...and I am going to have all mismatched antiques chairs around it ...and my walls will be full of old pictures and cabinets showing off all the neat stuff I have found ( garage sales rock !! ) lol
  3. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    I love that Players tobacco tin hiding in there, I've never seen one that shallow.
  4. jmack, 2 years ago
    I had to look up white pine and spruce balsam compound....seems like it was some sort of magical cough syrup from 1915. Sounds yummy
  5. xxmagsxx xxmagsxx, 2 years ago
    lol jmack...its still sealed with the liquid all in it...you ever get a cough let me know i'll ship it to ya !! lol....I have 3 of those players tins if you want one !.I'll trade ya for a old cheesewhiz bottle lol..I have been looking for one of those forever can't find one....( one of the original kraft cheesewhiz jars)

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