This is a wonderful vintage advertising tin box with hinged lid. The original sticker is still in place on the top stating Riley's Variety Toffee Made in England ( empty ) 1 LB 6 1/2 OZ net size and measures about 8 by 5 1/2 inches by 3 3/4 inches tall closed. The lovely artwork on this tin features signed R. Forrester view of The " Windsor Castle" , 1250 Tons. Decorative symbols anchors , Neptune's fork waves etc to side back and front. The bottom states Made in England Nuttall Riley Ltd Halifax Yorks. etc. Displays Well ! Would make a lovely addition to any tin litho , tin , nautical , ship , sailor collection !
Note : The steam-turbine engine, Windsor Castle was the second in a series of three ships planned by Union-Castle in the 1950s
The Windsor Castle Vessel Ship 1250 Tons Advertising Tin Litho Box Riley's Toffee