Dunhill tobacco tin dating


This can only be determined if you're willing to remove the label from the tin.

The following information can be used to help document the age of your tins.

You will be fortunate to date your tin right away, most of them will require you to carefully study their appearance both from a structure stand-point and how they are decorated or finished.

Addresses on tins can often be linked to a time period, even down to the exact year, if you use an old city directory or telephone book.

If you're collecting local brand/company tins you probably have access to a library or historical society that have these books.

Knowing when these events took place and matching them to the name on the tin can help.