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

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

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Debra 27 May 2012 23:33 PM,UTC

Sorry Colleen, I dont know any value for this tin.

Colleen Della Volpe 26 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?

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