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The Eighty-Year-Old Biscuit Tin

Biscuit Tin from the 1920sA biscuit tin with its original 80-year-old biscuits could sell for £3,000 ($6,000) when it goes up for auction this month.

The rare 1920s tin, in the form of a Sports Coupe car, has electric headlights so that a child could play with it afterwards.

Some of the biscuits are in the form of numbers, some letters, and others depict exotic animals with their names stamped on them.

The William Crawford & Sons tin is presented with its original box, which carries the inscription, “To Ted wishing him many Happy returns of the day from Lady Eleanor”. It is in excellent condition.

The red and black lithographed tin shows a male driver and a female passenger, as well as a spare wheel.

The box will be a main attraction at Bonhams’ Toys, Trains, Dolls and Teddy Bears Sale on November 20 and 21 in Knightsbridge.

Source: Times Online
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