Pictured for sale are three 1950’s and 1960’s talcum powder tins including a Max Factor Gentlemen’s Talcum Tin, a Yardley English Lavender Talc Powder Tin, and a Golden Rule Toilet Powder Tin. Listed below is each tin and its condition:
1. A Max Factor Gentlemen's Talcum Tin, 3 oz.; made by Max Factor, Hollywood, London, Paris, Made in U.S.A; measures 2 5/8” wide x 4 ¾” tall. It is a “special blend of fine imported talc to give your face a smooth, well groomed look. This Max Factor Tin is over ¾ full. **Condition: Good condition, very clean and bright. There are surface scratches and wear marks on the top and bottom of the tin.
2. A Yardley English Lavender Talc Powder Tin, 1 3/4 oz.; makers and distributors for U.S.A., Yardley of London, Inc., New York; measures 2 ½” wide x 3 ½” tall. “This delightfully fragrant talc is ideal for general use. It contains deodorant qualities and gives a feeling of comfort to the body. It is particularly recommended for hot climates as it helps to check perspiration, chafing, and skin irritation.” This Yardley Tin is about ¾ full. **Condition: Very good condition, very clean and bright. There is minor edge wear along the bottom rim of the tin.
3. A Golden Rule Toilet Powder Tin, 5 oz.; From the Laboratories of The Citizens' Wholesale Supply Company, Columbus, Ohio; measures 3 3/8” wide x 5 1/8” tall. “A Necessity for “Milady”,” A Golden Rule Toiletry. This Golden Rule Tin is **Condition: Good condition, very clean and bright. There is a rub mark on the top of the tin, light surface wear and light surface scratches to the tin. There are three ½” scratches on the bottom of the tin. We are not sure whether these were put there in the making of the tin or were put there by someone later.
A very nice group of Powder Tins to add to your personal collection of vintage drug store tins.
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