This small tin is shaped and lithographed to resemble a London Trolley (Electric Tramways, Co.). It is double decker. The lid is a pull off lid. The sides are advertisement for the tin maker, Huntley Boorne & Stevens. One side has Jacob's Cream Crackers. The other has Colman's Mustard. This company made tins for both. The front and sides of the bus indicate #9 with the front indicating BOVIL as the destination. The back has Thanks for buying BRITISH. The bottom is marked Genuine British Tinplate Huntley Boorne & Stevens Sole Manufacturers Reading London Container Made in England in the Royal County of Berkshire. The tin measures 4" x 2 3/8" x 3 1/4". Some rust, but not bad.
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