Victorians treasured horseshoes as a token of good luck. Several companies made biscuit tins in horseshoe shapes. This tin is marked Farrows Patent. The lid is rusted around the edge but the reference books document this and its date of 1905-1910. The lid has an image named "Lady Margery, Ye Eighteenth Century. The front "The minuet. The back has floral branches and birds. The tin measures 4.25" x 4.25. Rust or oxidation consistent with age. Images are still quite bright.
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As 2017 marches on, find a Valentine gift for someone special. Make the box a keepsake. Antique cards as well.