Edward Sharp & Sons Toffee Tin - Cosmos Explorer
Regular price £28
A vintage toffee tin from Edward Sharp & Sons Ltd, decorated on the lid with a colourful cosmos scene showing a floating astronaut repairing his rocket, with another spaceship flying beneath.
Produced before the moon landing in the late 1940's/early 1950's, the tin is one of a range of space race related shield shaped tins from the company that show fantastical scenes of extraterrestrial exploration.
The underside of the tin is embossed with a brass coloured lozenge with the company information - 'Made in England by Edward Sharp & Sons Ltd of Maidstone, Kent'.
9.8cm Wide (3-7/8")
11.4cm Deep (4-1/2")
2.6cm Thick (1")
Very good original condition with some light scratches and wear, along with some tarnish and a couple of rust spots inside. No significant dents and the hinges are in good condition.