Tag Archives: Tins

Instant Collections

I ventured out last Saturday morning solo and found a few fun things. Three of my finds could be considered new collections, like these old tobacco tins. As I was looking though a box of tobacco tins in the driveway at the sale, the lady having the sale asked me if I collected tobacco tins […]

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Private Stash: Campfire Marshmallows

Last fall I was lucky enough to find this old tin at a garage sale. Not only did we look around in the garage but we were allowed to look though the outbuildings at the sale. I pulled this tin out of the same small greenhouse that I did this prior post on. I pulled […]

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October Finds

With garage sale season coming to an end, I was pretty happy to find such an assortment of smalls. Here are just a few of my small finds from throughout the month. First up I found this box of matchboxes. They are small and have fun graphics, but I’m not sure what I’m planning to […]

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Private Stash: Barton’s Bonbonniere Tin

I met up with a friend I hadn’t seen in forever and we decided to stroll around a local antique mall. Prices there are at high-end retail, so when I spotted this tin I expected it to be a million dollars. Well, not really, more like $10. But I had to check because it was […]

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Private Stash: Vintage Candy Tin

This is a vintage Whitman’s Salmagundi 2 lb candy tin circa 1920s. The top of the tin has a wonderful profile of an Art Nouveau lady. It was a fun find for me since it is by Alphonse Mucha, the artist whose artwork is at the top of my want list. It will work great […]

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