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Dating band-aid tins

They had an easy closure mechanism. Can Company in Cincinnati. You will be fortunate to date your tin right away, most of them will require you to carefully study their appearance both from a structure stand-point and how they are decorated or finished. Also established guidelines for links between foods and health related conditions.

Commercially available by the late sCertain size tins

Multicolored tins were now on the market. Method perfected by Frenchmen, Godefroi Engelman and son, Jean. Embossing used to decorate canisters. If you find a patent number on your tin, this listing may help you determine it's approximate age.

Commercially available by the late s. Certain size tins were in use during particular time periods. If you know the history, you know that the inventor - Earle Dickson - was married to a woman named Josephine Knight. Had concave top and bottom with a special valve soldered to the can. Dating tins isn't difficult to do, though it may involve some of your time.

Many tins marked with this usually have a date associated with its issuance. Camel wins out an is introduced to the public in Dec. In some cases this can identify its age, but be cautious. They were often finished with gold leaf or a cheaper mixture of bronze powder and lacquer used like an ink.