This is nice early Lecroy spice or pepper tin and a wonderful local Camden, New Jersey advertising collectible. We haven't been able to pin a date on it yet but are still researching. It is a rectangular shaped tin with rounded corners. It has a paper label with nice graphics. The front has a seal inside an orange circle. There is a man and a woman with a horse's head in the center. The graphics on the front and back read: Lecroy's Perfectly Pure Pepper, 1 lb. Net.
On both sides of the tin the label reads: This Pepper is ground from the best and most carefully selected grain, especially for our own trade, and is guaranteed absolutely pure. It is put in tin cans immediately after being ground and, therefore retains all the strength and aromatic principle of the pepper. JOHN LECROY & SON, 344 KAIGHN AVE., CAMDEN, N. J.
There is a lot of oxidation and darkening from age on the lid and bottom. The paper label has some losses and is faded from time, but overall most of the label remains.
It measures approximately 6 ¼" by 3 ½" by 2 ½".
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