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”.
Approximately 4-3/4” tall x 4-3/4” in top diameter; 4” bottom diameter, 6-1/2” tall with handle up
“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”
This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MAJX15 LDEX11/15 SeVHJX3/17
6 (Fine+): The tin shows heavy wear, areas of oxidation, much of the painted details still remain, overall fine condition.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.