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Antique Tin Botanize-Barrel with Hunting Boy and Dogs
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique botanize-barrel with a hunting boy and two large dogs. A red antique tin with a beautiful rounded and oval or cilinder shape with a lid and a string to wear around the neck...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Art Deco Decorative Boxes

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Tin

Collection of Antique Tin Litho Sand Toys
By J. Chein & Co.
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a collection of 5 early sand toys. The look is very graphic. The are makers are McDowell, Chein, Wolverine and Ohio Art. They date from the 1920s. Condition varies please che...
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Early 20th Century Unknown Industrial Toys and Dolls

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Metal

Early 1900s Oyster House Gallon Tin Cup Baltimore Rare Chesapeake Antique
By George H. Wahmann
Located in Hyattsville, MD
An rare gallon cup for shucked Oyster measurement. Marks: 8 PT. LIQ. GEO. H. WAHMANN MFG. CO. BALTIMORE, M.D.
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Antique Early 1900s American Industrial Nautical Objects

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Tin

Antique Wolverine No 27 Drum Major Tin Toy Soldier Drummer Red Coat Litho 1939
By Wolverine Suppy and MFG. CO
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique 1939 lithograph tin soldier by Wolverine Supply and Manufacturing Company, No 27 Drum Major, dressed in a red coat with blue hat and pants; plays his drum when you wind the k...
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Vintage 1930s Rustic Toys

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Tin

Antique Litho Tin Scissor Toy of Harold Lloyd by Distler Germany, 1920s
By Distler
Located in Antwerp, BE
1920s cute looking lithographic tin scissor toy by Distler Germany. This charming Antique Mechanical Toy shows Harold Lloyd, known as a silent movie comic star. When you close ...
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Early 20th Century German Art Deco Toys and Dolls

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Tin

Antique Van Melles Large Toffee Store Display Advertising Tin with Arabic Motif
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique Van Melles store display tin was made in Amsterdam in approximately 1925 in the period Art Deco style. The tin is half moon shaped with a hinged lid with a fold over cla...
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Early 20th Century Dutch Art Deco Historical Memorabilia

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Tin

Antique Padlock Post Box, Letter Box in Tin
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Antique padlock post box. A very unusual letter box, post box, made in the form of a giant padlock. The French mailbox is constructed of metal with slot in the front for letters. To...
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Vintage 1920s French Decorative Boxes

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Metal

  • Antique Padlock Post Box, Letter Box in Tin
  • Antique Padlock Post Box, Letter Box in Tin
  • Antique Padlock Post Box, Letter Box in Tin
  • Antique Padlock Post Box, Letter Box in Tin
H 20.67 in. W 18.12 in. D 6.11 in.
Pair of Antique Copper Clad Tin Ship's Lanterns, circa 1940
Located in New Orleans, LA
Pair of antique copper clad tin ship's lanterns, circa 1940.
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Mid-20th Century American Nautical Objects

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Copper

Antique Canadian General Store Snow Drift Mocha Coffee Advertising Display Tin
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique general store advertising store display tin for Java Mocha coffee is presumed to have been made in Canada in approximately 1880 in the period Victorian style. The tin ad...
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Antique Late 19th Century Canadian Victorian Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

Antique Canadian General Store R.B. Hay Hoe & Co. Tea Advertising Display Tin
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique general store advertising store display tin for the R.B. Hay Hoe & Co. tea is presumed to have been made in Canada in approximately 1880 in the period Victorian style. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century Canadian Victorian Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

Set of Three Antique Tintypes of Women
Located in Redding, CT
Set of three antique tintypes of women. A tintype is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel and used as the sup...
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Antique 1860s High Victorian More Folk Art

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Tin

  • Set of Three Antique Tintypes of Women
  • Set of Three Antique Tintypes of Women
  • Set of Three Antique Tintypes of Women
  • Set of Three Antique Tintypes of Women
H 4 in. W 2.5 in. D .1 in.
Moroccan Antique Tribal Case Flask
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan antique tribal case flask, wood covered with brass and silver filigree, delicately hand-hammered brass with animals decor for power protection, the top open and the neck is ...
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20th Century Moroccan Moorish Tobacco Accessories

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Tin, Brass

  • Moroccan Antique Tribal Case Flask
  • Moroccan Antique Tribal Case Flask
  • Moroccan Antique Tribal Case Flask
  • Moroccan Antique Tribal Case Flask
H 10 in. W 7 in. D 2 in.
Rare, Antique, Tin-Litho Advertising Drink Dispenser or Cooler
By Bonnett Schenck &Earle, Massasoit Mills 1
Located in Tucson, AZ
Late 19th century Advertising drink dispenser. Four distinct sides. One side is Bonnett Schenk & Earle Tea, another side Bonnett Schenk & Earle Ground Coffee. On another side, Massas...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Other Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal, Tin

Tall Antique Church Tin Cross Ornament
Located in Chicago, IL
Antique Church Tin Cross Ornament
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Antique 1880s American Religious Items

Materials

Tin

  • Tall Antique Church Tin Cross Ornament
  • Tall Antique Church Tin Cross Ornament
  • Tall Antique Church Tin Cross Ornament
  • Tall Antique Church Tin Cross Ornament
H 51.25 in. W 19.5 in. D 8.5 in.
Antique English Biscuit Tin in the Form of Books, circa 1900
Located in GB
This delightful advertising tin was made by Huntly and Palmer, Britain's most famous biscuit company, originally founded by Thomas Huntly and George Palmer in 1822. This tin is in t...
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Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Decorative Boxes

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Tin

Antique Federal Shield, 30 Stars, circa 1848
Located in Acworth, GA
Rare hand-painted Federal shield on tin with 30 stars. The 30th State was admitted to the Union on July 4th 1848. You can see on the back side there are 3 tubes where stick flags can...
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Antique 1840s American Federal Historical Memorabilia

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Tin

  • Antique Federal Shield, 30 Stars, circa 1848
  • Antique Federal Shield, 30 Stars, circa 1848
  • Antique Federal Shield, 30 Stars, circa 1848
  • Antique Federal Shield, 30 Stars, circa 1848
H 23.5 in. W 20.5 in. D .25 in.
Antique 38 Star Federal Shield circa 1876 Centennial
Located in Acworth, GA
Rare handmade hand-painted tin Federal Shield with 38 stars. 38 stars would date it to the Centennial held in 1876 along with the addition of our 38th State in 1876. It has rolled ed...
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Antique 1870s American Federal Historical Memorabilia

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Tin

Antique oil painting on tin
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Beautiful antique religious oil painting on tin. Mother and child. Great detail, especially around the eyes and face, with the flowers around.<br /> Sign on the bottom
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Early 20th Century Unknown Religious Items

  • Antique oil painting on tin
  • Antique oil painting on tin
  • Antique oil painting on tin
  • Antique oil painting on tin
H 12.5 in. W 9 in.
Antique Painted Strauss Tin Interstate Double Decker Bus Winding Toy and Key
By STRAUSS
Located in Big Flats, NY
A vintage tin winding toy double decker bus by Strauss Mechanical Toys, Ferdinand Strauss Co. NY., is painted in green and gold (yellow) with " Interstate Bus 98" lettering, with key...
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20th Century Toys and Dolls

Materials

Metal, Tin

Antique Victor Victrola Phonograph Talking Machine with Tin Horn, circa 1900
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique Victor Victrola phonograph features oak case with gilt banded external tin horn, original label and plate, in working order, circa 1900 Measures: 27" H x 28" W x 17.75" D.
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Early 20th Century American Musical Instruments

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Tin

No-Tin, A Chippewa Chief Hand-Colored Lithograph and Antique Arrowhe, circa 1838
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a striking lithographic portrait of No-Tin, a Chippewa Chief, from McKenney and Hall’s three-volume work, Indian Tribes of North America. This portrait was printed in 1838 an...
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Antique 1830s American Native American Objects

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Paper

Antique Religious Oil Painting
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Beautiful oil painting on tin. Sign by the artist on the right.
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

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Tin

  • Antique Religious Oil Painting
  • Antique Religious Oil Painting
  • Antique Religious Oil Painting
  • Antique Religious Oil Painting
H 11.5 in. W 9.5 in.
Moroccan Antique Tribal Gun Powder Case Flask
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan antique tribal gun powder case flask, wood covered with brass and silver filigree, delicately hand-hammered brass with animals decor for power protection, the top open and t...
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20th Century Moroccan Moorish Tribal Art

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Brass, Tin

Set of Moroccan Antique Silver and Brass Gun Powder Case Flask
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan antiques, set of two wood covered with brass and silver filigree gun powder case flask, delicately hand-hammered brass with animals decor for power protection, the top open ...
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20th Century Moroccan Moorish Decorative Objects

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Brass, Tin

Antique Tin Sign " U.S. Sporting Goods "
Located in Chicago, IL
Antique tin sign " U. S. Sporting Goods " framed in original wood frame.
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Tin

Antique Raffle Ticket Drum
Located in Chicago, IL
Antique Raffle Drum/ Ticket Drawing Box
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Tin

  •  Antique Raffle Ticket Drum
  •  Antique Raffle Ticket Drum
  •  Antique Raffle Ticket Drum
  •  Antique Raffle Ticket Drum
H 16.5 in. W 14.25 in. D 10.75 in.
Antique Dupont Blasting Machine, with Storage Tin for Caps
Located in Petaluma, CA
I have to admit I never thought I would own a Dupont blasting machine, but there it was, and it's beautiful, besides which, it had the original tin that holds the blasting caps. No, ...
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Early 20th Century American Other Arms, Armor and Weapons

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Brass, Iron, Tin

Antique Miniature Medieval Style Knight of Tin with Embossed Lion Heads
Located in Lisse, NL
Unique miniature knight in not so shining armor. This rare miniature of a standing knight in full armor dates from around 1910. It is mounted on a wooden and marble base and it is a...
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Early 20th Century European Medieval Arms, Armor and Weapons

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Tin

Antique Keen's Mustard Advertising Tin with Indigenous American & Western Scenes
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique Keen's store counter display advertising tin was made by the Keen & Robinson Company of England in approximately 1899 in the Victorian style for Keen's dry mustard. This...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal

Antique Mission Oak Icebox
Located in Asheville, NC
Turn of the century golden oak or mission style icebox, tin-lined icebox and food storage compartment, pull-out drip tray at bottom. Chrome-plated steel hardware. Unusual raised pane...
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Early 20th Century American Mission Collectibles and Curiosities

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Tin

  • Antique Mission Oak Icebox
  • Antique Mission Oak Icebox
  • Antique Mission Oak Icebox
  • Antique Mission Oak Icebox
H 36 in. W 18.5 in. D 16 in.
Antique Toy "Moon Face" Sparkler, German, circa 1920
Located in Incline Village, NV
Tin toy depicting a "moon face" that when operated displays an active light show with sparks flying and appearing in the mouth and eyes of the figure. It is spring loaded and works b...
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Vintage 1920s German Folk Art Toys and Dolls

Materials

Tin

Antique Toy Two Car Garage with Autos by Lehman, Germany, circa 1927
By Lehman Toy Company
Located in Incline Village, NV
Desirable three-piece set consisting of a two car garage, a green sedan, and a yellow racing car; manufactured by leading toy maker from Brandenburg, Germany "Lehman Company". Made o...
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Vintage 1920s German Folk Art Toys

Materials

Tin

Antique Tin Toy Airplane
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a great example of a 1930s tin plane, having great colors and wooden wheels.
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Antique 1830s American Toys and Dolls

  • Antique Tin Toy Airplane
  • Antique Tin Toy Airplane
  • Antique Tin Toy Airplane
  • Antique Tin Toy Airplane
H 5 in. W 18 in. D 13 in.
Antique Spanish Retablo Painting on Tin Maria and Child
Located in Antwerp, BE
A very fine Spanish retablo painting on tin of the Maria and child. Elegant angular faces indicative of early 19th century religious painting.
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Antique Early 19th Century Spanish Paintings

Materials

Tin

Antique Tole Oolong Tea Tin
Located in Geneva, IL
Decorative 19th century tole tea tin from a store. Tin has a sliding door on top for access and a small wooden knob. Large-scale.
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Antique Late 19th Century British Chinese Export Architectural Models

  • Antique Tole Oolong Tea Tin
  • Antique Tole Oolong Tea Tin
  • Antique Tole Oolong Tea Tin
  • Antique Tole Oolong Tea Tin
H 23 in. W 12 in. D 15.5 in.

Antique Tins For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of antique tins available for sale. Frequently made of metal, tin and wood, all antique tins available were constructed with great care. Antique tins have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Antique tins are generally popular furniture pieces, but Victorian, Folk Art and Industrial styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Antique tins have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Distler, J. Chein & Co. and Lehman Toy Company are consistently popular.

How Much are Antique Tins?

Prices for antique tins start at $195 and top out at $2,400 with the average selling for $927.
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