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Thursday, June 14, 2007

bottom of tin


bottom of tin
Originally uploaded by a1scrapmetal
The bottom of the tin..is it to strike a match on?

4 Comments:

Blogger plasticbag said...

Makes sense that its a match striker because Coral Flake was probably pipe or cigarette tobacco, don't you think?

15 June, 2007  
Blogger wastedpapiers said...

I think it was a percussive groove music maker not unlike a small washboard - you could rumba or skiffle along using a coin or other small metal "pick".

16 June, 2007  
Blogger Daniel said...

I found one at another website.
http://www.advertisingantiques.co.uk
/Default.aspx?tabid=1140&ItemID=3865

28 June, 2007  
Blogger wastedpapiers said...

Hazel said..
Thank you Daniel....I hadn't realised it was 1910.
you do have an eagle eye for spotting things.

29 June, 2007  

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