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Huntley and Palmer Iron Chest Biscuit Tin Circa 1909

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A rare early example of the change from label printing to lithograph printing on tin - Huntley and Palmer Iron Chest Biscuit Tin Circa 1909

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W-19.5 D-11 H-9 (cm)

Item Reference:

79941-1537-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 79941-1537-1
Item No. 79941 - Dealer No. 1537 - Building No. 1


Huntley and Palmer Iron Chest Biscuit Tin Circa 1909

A very rare advertising collectable from the early 20th Century. Early marketing design by Huntly and Palmer targeted at the high end customers market. There is currently one currently held by the V&A museum.

Key Features
• Antique - Edwardian
• Rare advertising collectable
• Early example of Offset Lithographic printing on tin
• Antique Coffer Design
• Good early example of Huntley and Palmer Marketing campaigns using packaging to attract the target market

The condition is good with some signs of age related wear. Clean and ready for collection or delivery to your home.

Can be shipped internationally - Please Enquire


Item Reference
Height: 9 cm
Width: 19.5 cm
Depth: 11 cm
1901 - 1910, C20th (Edwardian)
Country of Origin
Good condition for age, please see photos as they form part of the description.


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
  • UK Van Delivery by Hand, this applies to furniture, large items or delicate items. This is undertaken by ourselves or by a fully insured van delivery company that is personally known to us. Prices dependant on your location and size/amount of items purchased.

We are able to deliver any item to anywhere in the World, and so for any item/location, we are able to obtain quotes for delivery/shipping.

To make an enquiry call us on 01427 668 389