Advertising coffee tin for El Capitan Coffee made by R. L. Gerhart & Co., of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This empty one pound tin is dated Jan 20 1923. Has original twist off lid. Tin is 5 1/2” tall, 4 3/8/” diameter. A very nice example of a rare regional advertising tin in exceptional condition. Tin has been cleaned and waxed, no rust or dents, a few minor scratches. The colors are bright and clear. The value for a good advertising item is in condition. Missing lids, rust and dents diminish the value. Not the case with this one, it is exceptional. See photos.
At Drury House Antiques we are offering over 500 Advertising Tins & Signs, Over 100 Advertising Signs,150 Tobacco Tins, Cigar tins, 32 Coffee tins & Tea Tins & 30 Wood Advertising Boxes, Advertising Clocks and Hand Held Advertising Fans Listed for sale. If you are just decorating and don't mind overpaying for dirty, Rusty, Dented, Torn Labels, Missing original lids, you will have plenty to choose from at online auction sites. That is OK as long as you are not paying more than $5 for rust buckets. The VALUE in advertising items is CONDITION, CONDITION, CONDITION. We only sell pristine, original, excellent quality advertising items priced well below the book and wholesale price.
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