Great 2lb. Size 1920's Swift's Silverleaf Brand Pure Lard Tin from Wheeling, W. VA
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Great 2lb. Size 1920's Swift's Silverleaf Brand Pure Lard Tin from Wheeling, W. VA

Code: advf10010sll


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Great 2lb. size 1920’s Swift’s Silverleaf Brand Pure Lard tin from Wheeling, West Virginia. The handled, tin with its original lid intact reads: “SWIFT’S “SILVERLEAF” BRAND PURE LARD GUARANTEED PREPARED FOR SWIFT & COMPANY, U.S.A. U.S. INSPECTED AND PASSED BY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE”, and the reverse reads: “SWIFT’S “SILVERLEAF” BRAND LARD IS GUARANTEED PURE. ITS POPULARITY IS ATTESTED BY AN ENORMOUS AND UNIVERSAL SALE. SWIFT & COMPANY”.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920’s

SIZE: Approximately 4-3/4” tall x 4-3/4” in top diameter; 4” bottom diameter, 6-1/2” tall with handle up

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Painted tin

ATTACHMENT: Handle

MARKINGS: “WHEELING CAN DEPT. W-G CO. W’H’G, W. VA.”, “ESTAB 27”, NET WT. 2LBS.”, “U.S. INSPECTED AND PASSED BY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE”

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MAJX15 LDEX11/15 SeVHJX3/17

CONDITION: 6 (Fine+): The tin shows heavy wear, areas of oxidation, much of the painted details still remain, overall fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.