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"John Cotton's Finest Smoking Tobacco" Container.; 2011.1 1 A+B

Front of Label.Reverse of Label.Top of Lid.Reverse of Lid.
Name/Title
"John Cotton's Finest Smoking Tobacco" Container.
About this object
"John Cotton's Finest Smoking Tobacco" tin container. Detachable lid with the the inscription, "John cotton LTD Trademark/ Restricted. Edinburgh."

Inscription on paper printed label, "By appointment cigar merchants to the late King George VI. John Cotton LTD./ John Cottons Finest Smoking Tobacco Nos 1 & ? (unrecognisable)." "Net weight 2oz/ Trademark JC/ John Cotton LTD/ Established 1770/ Manufactured in Edinburgh, Scotland."
Medium and Materials
Tin and Paper
Inscription and Marks
Inscription on lids, "John cotton LTD Trademark/ Restricted. Edinburgh."

Inscription on paper printed label, "By appointment cigar merchants to the late King George VI. John Cotton LTD./ John Cottons Finest Smoking Tobacco Nos 1 & ? (unrecognisable)." "Net weight 2oz/ Trademark JC/ John Cotton LTD/ Established 1770/ Manufactured in Edinburgh, Scotland."
Measurements
230mm Circumference, 71mm Diameter, 80mm Height.
Object Type
Tin
Object number
2011.1 1 A+B

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Debra27 May 2012 23:33 PM,UTC
Sorry Colleen, I dont know any value for this tin.
Colleen Della Volpe26 May 2012 20:35 PM,UTC
Hello, I have the same tin and have researching on the web. I can not find out anything about it. Do you know its value?