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7lb Iced Wafer, around 1950
 
   
7lb Iced Wafer, around 1950
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Brief Description: 7lb shop display tin with glass lid for Iced Wafers
Subject Date: 1950s
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: Biscuits were initially sold from large tins in the grocery shop. The shopkeeper would weigh out the required quantity of biscuits into paper bags. The tins had glass lids so that the customer could see the biscuits inside. This tin was made by Huntley, Boorne & Stevens of London St, Reading.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 27.0cm, Width: 24.0cm, Depth: 22.0cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, trade <box mfr>, advertising
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1998.1.89
Unique ID: rm-rm-1998_1_89~1_580-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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