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    Posted 6 years ago

    kanukster
    (63 items)

    This is a recent item that I acquired. It's an old 'Cake' storage tin with vent holes. The lid is embossed with 'SAVOY'. The face has 'CAKE' printed on it. Lower left corner is a makers mark 'SMP'. It measures approx. 13"x 10"x 8". Original colour seems to be a light gray with gold on the handles, latch, and Cake. Any additional info would be greatly appreciated.

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    1. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
      This reminds me of some of the WWII surplus boxes that I've seen.
      I wonder if SMP is the Sheet Metal Products Company of Canada Limited
      1911-1927.
    2. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
      Have a look at the logo on this cataloque page ad for Sheet Metal Products Co.

      https://archive.org/stream/hardmerchsepoct1920toro#page/n14/mode/1up
    3. kanukster kanukster, 5 years ago
      WOW! That's an awesome find 'walksoftly'! That would be the manufacturer. I'll start googling them. Thanks very much.
      Kev
    4. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
      Happy to help, got lucky as there doesn't appear to be much info on the company, just a couple of brief bio's.

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