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Offline mike116

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Cap tin Keepers
« on: February 13, 2016, 08:04:32 PM »
Last week I decided to sell some cap tins.  Here are the ones I decided to keep.

This one is unopened and the label is nearly perfect.  Hard to find one as old as this in near perfect shape.



Another unopened one with full nice label.  This one was made after 1912. 



I think this is the oldest one.  The top label is mostly intact but the tin is corroded some.  This is the only japaned (varnished) tin I have.  It is not stamped out like most tins but instead flaps cut in a circle are folded up to form the sides of the tin.



The label one this last one is hard to read and missing the edges but I like it because it is the only solid brass lid and bottom that I have found.



If anyone else has any interesting cap tins I'd like to see them.  I'm not sure why I find them interesting but I do.  Maybe others would like to see them too.

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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2016, 08:18:30 PM »
Wow nice cap tins mike. I sure like the I bought from you. Never gave collecting cap tins a thought until a couple of years ago. The varieties are endless and even some of the newer ones (1970s) are quite collectable. Below are two 2nd Generation Colt tins and a Colt Signature Series tin.


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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2016, 08:31:31 PM »
Those are nice BC.  So far I have only obtained old original tins.  I have been looking at some of the reproduction tins and am going to start buying some soon.   I do have some reproduction paper cartridge boxes.   

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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2016, 08:56:03 PM »
1970s:


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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2016, 10:00:06 PM »
I have 5 of those.  Maybe I should have listed a couple of them for sale.  Kind of forgot about them.

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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2016, 10:24:51 PM »
They are collectable!

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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2016, 08:15:17 AM »
Beautiful tins, Mike.  They have a history, just like our old Remmy's. 
Definitely keepers.

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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2016, 11:05:02 AM »
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Re: Cap tin Keepers
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2016, 04:16:22 PM »
Yep, definitely keepers!