Vintage Quaker Tin, Red & Silver Can, Corn Meal Bin, Kitchen Decor, Cheinco Housewares, Decorative Metal Art, Round Storage, 3 Quart

$88.00 $110.00

The gorgeous Quaker Best Corn Meal advertising tin is in great to excellent condition given its age and purpose for which it was produced. The slightly distressed appearance is very popular and desirable on metal advertising tins.

The capacity of this gorgeous Quaker Best Corn Meal tin is approximately 3 quarts.

This gorgeous tin has the perfect amount of patina and age to accent virtually any color. The beautiful red and gold lid is accented with a Quaker figure positioned inside a triangle with corn stalks on each side. The yellowish gold color on the bottom section was applied with a gorgeous crackle appearance. Also, there are three silver window sections portraying a bowl of corn meal on an elegantly dressed table with "The Best in every way" at the bottom. This was a very powerful advertising tin (and still is) as it pulls on the heart strings from our childhood. The days of looking through the windows or doors just to see mom or grandma standing over a freshly prepared family meal are becoming harder and harder to remember with each passing day. However, this tin helps bring those really good ole days.

There are no breaks, cracks, large dents, or crush spots on this gorgeous Quaker Corn Meal advertising tin. There are a couple of little ping-like places on the bottom that are very shallow and hardly noticeable even when looking directly at the bottom. There are some distressed vintage wear and rub marks on this gorgeous Quaker Corn Meal tin. All three silver window section are in very good to great condition. One has a few little marks that have to be search for while the the other has a some that are more noticeable. The last silver window section has more rub and wear marks over the Quaker Corn Meal Box that the others. The interior is clean with a rustic patina developing - mainly around the bottom edge where it meets the sides.

The decorative possibilities for this beautiful Quaker Advertising tin are many. The shelf along the top of the kitchen cabinets would be a great place to showcase this gorgeous 1950s metal treasure. Also, the display case or china cabinet would be enhanced and accented by the addition of this beautiful Quaker Corn Meal tin. While it may be more desirable to simply use this beautiful tin as a decorative piece, this can is still in nice usable condition - especially for items still in their original packaging. The counter tops would spring to life upon the arrival of this timeless metal tin.

The collector will appreciate this beautiful metal Quaker Corn Meal advertising tin for its great to excellent condition, timeless colors, powerful message, and perfectly distressed appearance.

This particular tin is from Cheinco Housewares by J. Chein Co. located at that time in Burlington New Jersey.

The gorgeous Quaker Best Corn Meal advertising tin weighs 9.4 oz.

The round cylinder shaped metal tin measures 7 7/16" tall x 5 9/16" wide across the top from outside to outside x 5 9/16" wide across the bottom from outside to outside.

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Vintage 1950s Tin Quaker Best Corn Meal Kitchen Decor Round Cylinder Shape Advertising Can from Cheinco Housewares J Chein Co Burlington N J

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