Aubrey's Antiques

Nostalgia,Collectibles & Reproduction Pine Furniture


5683 BANK ST, HWY 31.




Blue Ribbon Tea Tin Yukon River Road House

BLUE RIBBON TEA TIN. Circa 1900. This tin is very hard to find in any condition. This one is fabulous. Fabulous graphics and fabulous condition. All 4 sides have different multicolor scenes. Front has a dog sled team getting ready for a run and is titled "YUKON RIVER ROADHOUSE A START IN THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN". Back of tin is written "INDIANS OF THE TSHIMSHAM TRIBE B.C"  and depicts 5 natives dressed in their colorful attire. One end shows "Bonnington Falls Kootenay River B.C." The fourth side shows "Siwash Rock Stanley Park Vancouver". Tin was made by Thos. Davidson & Co. Limited Montreal Tin Boxes. One of their best for sure. Measures 9" in height X 7" in length X 4 3/4" in width. Very, very minor nicks and flaws.

St. Lawrence Hand Separator Oil Tin

ST. LAWRENCE HAND SEPARATOR OIL TIN. From St. Lawrence Oil & Supply Company Ltd. Gananoque Canada. This oil would of been used in a cream separator. Tin is near perfect with only the most minor signs of wear. Most people would call it mint. Measures 6" in height X 5" in length X 3" in width. Circa 1915. Beautiful can.

Glen Castle Extra Blended Pipe Tobacco Tin

GLEN CASTLE EXTRA BLENDED PIPE TOBACCO TIN. Manufactured by the Royal Canadian Tobacco Co. Toronto Canada. Tin has screw top. Measures 4 3/8" in height with a 4 1/2" diameter. Nice castle graphics. Has most of it's tax stamp. Real nice condition. Marked 65 cents.

Canada Straight Cigarette Tobacco Tin

CANADA STRAIGHT CIGARETTE TOBACCO TIN. Made by Royal Canadian Tobacco Co. Toronto Canada. Tin has screw top. Measures only 3" in height with a 4 1/2" diameter. Pictures beaver & maple leaf graphics. Real nice condition. 25 cent size.

Picobac Tobacco Tin

PICOBAC TOBACCO TIN.."VERY MILD". Manufactured by Imperial Tobacco Co. of Canada Ltd. Montreal & Granby. Measures 4 1/4" in height with a 4 1/2" diameter. Near mint condition.

Master Mason Pocket Tin

MASTER MASON READY RUBBED SMOKING TOBACCO POCKET TIN.Circa 1910. Very scarce Canadian pocket tin. Has lots of wear, scratches and dents but still looks good. Reasonably priced for condition. Measures 4 1/2" in height X 3" in width.

Black Fox Cigar Tin

RARE BLACK FOX CIGARS TIN. Manufactured by McLeod Nolan & Co. London Canada. Only owned one or two others in 35 years. Beautiful graphics of a black fox adorn both sides of this tin as well as a third one on litho top lid. Measures 5 1/4" in height with a 5 1/4" diameter. Wonderful colors. Lid has some scratches. Canister has minor nicks and scratches. Rare tin in very decent condition.

McLarens General Store Coffee Bin

SCARCE McLARENS LADIES DELIGHT LARGE 60 LB COFFEE BIN.These beauties were used in general stores circa 1900. Bin would have sat on floor at general store and measures 27" in height X14" in width X 16" in depth. It has a hinged slanted lid.Wonderful graphics.Paint is wonderful for such a large tin that would have been easily abused by everyday use. Made for McLarens Limited Hamilton. Bin made by McDonald Mfg. Co. Limited Toronto. Bottom is solid with no rust which is usually a problem with these large displays. Hard item to find in this condition.

Nizam Turkish Cigarettes Canadian Pocket Tin

SCARCE NIZAM TURKISH CIGARETTES CANADIAN POCKET TIN. This tin was made for the Imperial Tobacco Company of Canada Montreal. This tin is not listed in any of the tobacco tin books. It has a Canadian tax stamp dated 1897. Measures 3 3/8" in length X 2 7/8" in width X 3/8" thick. Great colors and great graphics in great condition. Scarce tin.


Canadian Country Store Collectibles Book

CANADIAN COUNTRY STORE COLLECTIBLES 2ND EDITION. (1997) Great 196 page book that is full of pictures and a price quide of Canadian country store collectibles, tin, signs,display cabinets, dispensers and anything else found or used in a general store. There is very little written on Canadian country store items. Bill Hogan & Ed Locke authors.

Moonlight Mellos Candy Tin

MOONLIGHT MELLOS FLUFFY MARSHMALLOWS THAT MELT IN THE MOUTH TIN. Scarce one pound size. From the Patterson Candy Co. Linited, Toronto Canada. Measures 6 1/4" in diameter by 3 7/8" in height. You don't see this size very often. Condition is excellent. Nice graphics of fairy.


Viking Separator Oil Tin

VIKING SEPARATOR OIL TIN. From Swedish Separator Oil Co. Limited 720-722 Notre Dame West Montreal. " THE BETTER CREAM SEPARATOR OIL." Measures 4 3/4" in height X 4 3/4" in length X 4 " in width. Circa 1940's. Minor wear.


Keen's Figural Mustard Tin

KEEN'S MUSTARD FIGURAL TIN. Circa 1910. Top depicts King Edward VII and Queen Mary in all their regalia. Sides of tin all depict different royalty of the day. H.M King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, H.I.M. Emporer of Germany, H.I.M. Emperor of Austria and H.I.M. The Tzar of Russia. Tin is in real nice condition with all four sides being fairly equal. Minor wear and nicks. No major rust or dents or damage. Keene Robinson & Co. Ltd. Manufacturers of Keen's Mustard London.


Corona Chewing Gum Tin

CORONA ATHLETE PEPSIN WINTERGREEN CHEWING GUM TIN.Circa 1910. Measures 3 1/4" in length X 1" in width X 1/4" thick. From the Corona Mfg. Co. Toronto. Face of tin is scratched and worn. Back of tin has rust. Not quite as clean as the Pineapple version of the same tin that we have listed.


Corona Gum Tin

CORONA ATHLETE PINEAPPLE CHEWING GUM TIN. Circa 1910. Measures 3 1/4" in length X 1" in width. From the Corona Mfg. Co. Toronto. Face of tin is decent for such an early tin. Back has lots of scratches.


Biscuit Tin Log Cabin

BISCUIT TIN LOG CABIN. Circa 1920's. Embossed tin shingled roof and log sides. Can't read all the print on bottom but it appears to be Robertson's biscuit tin. Measures 6 1/2" in length X 5" in width X 4 3/4" in height. Real nice condition for a biscuit tin.


Parein Biscuit Tin House

PAREIN BISCUITS TIN HOUSE. Also doubles as a bank.Measures 7 3/4" in length X 5 1/4" in width X 5 1/4" in height. Each side has different graphics. Excellent condition with minor scratches only. Sold with biscuits in it and then to be used as a savings bank afterwards.


Christie's Biscuit Tin

CHRISTIE'S BISCUIT TIN SANDPAIL. Circa 1920. Made by MacDonald Mfg. Co. Limited Toronto. Christie's Zephyr Cream Sodas Made in Canada on one side.Children playing on a beach on the other. Possibly sold with biscuits in it to be used as a toy afterwards. Minor nicks and scratches. Strong colors. Original wood handle. Great Christie's Biscuit item. Measures 5 1/2" in height with a 5 1/4" diameter.


Meadow Sweet Tins

MEADOW SWEET TINS. From the Meadow Sweet Cheese Mfg. Co. Ltd. Montreal Canada. Measures 7 1/2" in height X 4 1/2" in diameter. All tin litho by the Thomas Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited Montreal. Tins held 4 Lbs. of peanut butter or 5 Lbs.of sugar butter or coffee. Minor nicks ,scratches& dings. Nothing major wrong with either tin.

PRICE:$225.00 each ..Tea tin sold still available.

Trailing Arbutus Toilet Talcum Container

TRAILING ARBUTUS TOILET TALCUM POWDER CARDBOARD & TIN CONTAINER. Container made in U.S.A. by Dunston of Dunkirk Inc. Dunkirk N.Y. Measures 5" in height with a 3" diameter. Tin top & bottom.Nice image of pretty lady with large brim feathered hat. Two small areas, one 1/4" in diameter and the second  one 1/2" in diameter paper loss up near top edge. Some water staining.Displays well.


International Medicinal Stock Food Tin

INTERNATIONAL MEDICINAL STOCK FOOD TONIC TIN.Measures 9 3/4" in height X 8" in width X 7" in depth. Made by McDonald Mfg. Co. Ltd. Toronto. Early tin is multi colored and is in decent overall condition with very minor scratches and wear. Great litho lid has image of factory.


Orient Coffee Store Bin

ORIENT COFFEE BIN WITH PAPER LABEL FROM WHITE SWAN SPICE & CEREALS TORONTO CANADA.Measures 16 1/2" in height X 10 1/2" in width. Paper label is in great codnition with just a bit of loss on edges. Tin is solid all around. Nice early coffee bin. Circa 1900.


Cottolene Tin

COTTOLENE TIN FROM THE N.K. FAIRBANK COMPANY CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS, NEW ORLEANS, NEW YORK AND MONTREAL. Measures 5 1/2" in height X 5 1/4' in diamtere. Used for cooking. Very decent overall condition. Missing wire bail handle. Nice image of bull.


Early Lithographed Tea or CoffeeTin

VERY EARLY LITHOGRAPHED TEA,COFFEE OR FOOD TIN. DESIGN REGISTERED 1897 MacDonald Mfg. Co. Limited Toronto. Tin is 9" in height X 7" in width X 4 3/4" in depth. Figures of gargoyle, winged lizard and heron bird nicely embossed. Delicate gold litho is in real nice condition. Has a blank "Courtesy Panel" for the product name or Merchant Name. Nice tin.


Tetley's Teas Tin

TETLEY'S TEAS c.1920's lithographed tea tin. Measures 6 1/4" in height X 4" in width and depth.Wonderful elephant image on top. Nice lithographed images on all 4 sides. Made by Hudson Scott & Sons Carlisle. Minor scratches on tin. Nice strong colors.


Whoopee Little Cigar Flat Pocket Tin

WHOOPEE LITTLE CIGARS 10 FOR 25 CENTS FLAT POCKET TIN.Measures 3 1/2" in length X 2 3/4" in width X 3/4" in depth. Paper label tin. Manufactured by Barry Cigar Factory, Quebec Canada. Front label is excellent. Back label is faded.


Shortbread Advertising Tin

PETTICOAT TAIL McVITIE & PRICE SHORTBREAD TIN. Great colors & graphics. Excellent condition. Measures 8 1/4" in diameter x 1 1/2" in depth.


Sir Harry Lauder's Shortbread Tin

SIR HARRY LAUDER"S favorite shortbread tin from D. McPherson Ltd Dunoon Scotland. Tin made by " Drummond" tin box makers Greenock Scotland. Measures 6 1/2" in length X 3 1/3" in width X 1 3/4" in depth. Tin is in excellent condition and has a great image of Sir Harry Lauder on the lid. Great colors.


Biscuit or Candy Tin

SALLY IN OUR ALLEY. Early c.1900 litho tin. Very possible biscuit or candy. Different scenes on all 5 sides (including top).The tin is as close to mint as you'll get. Unmarked as to origin but more than likely English with the scenes that are depicted on it.Don't find them this clean anymore. Measures 5" in height X 5" in width X 3 1/2" in depth.


Gold Medal Coffee Tin

Gold Medal Pure Coffee tin, 1lb. size.Gold medal products Toronto. Missing lid. Few minor scratches. Measures 6" in height X 4 1/2" in diameter. Very nice overall condition.


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