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 Post subject: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:38 pm 
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Here's a few of my tin collection. The 6 on the left were recent finds.
All are sealed except Zip wax, kleen flow de icer, color black, bowes seal fast.

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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:37 pm 
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Have a few similar pieces...mostly just stuff I remember from being a kid....a couple cardboard and tin quart oil cans, some "Wynnes oil" or some-such and Marvel Mystery oil container like your "Sealfast" one. Not really a collection, just stuff that I have sitting above a bookshelf in the garage for the 'cool factor'.

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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:25 pm 
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Here's a few more I picked up recently. All full.

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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:41 pm 
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Yeah, the WYNN'S stuff (IMO) is the coolest. The label design with the multi-colored rainbow thing screams
"70's". Reminds me of "Laugh In" and Album covers of the day.

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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:50 pm 
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Ya, the psychedelic era !


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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 5:42 pm 
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June 21 2014 garage sale finds.
I got lucky today. Went looking for garage sales in an older neighbourhood.
Stopped at one and found a few items:

7 vintage Auto tins including 3 unopened Oil cans - $15.00


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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:02 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:16 pm 
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Found a couple tins this weekend at a garage sale. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:52 am 
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Found this vintage Hawes Simplex cleaner tin.
I havent seen another one like it.
Maybe early 1950's ? It has a paper label.

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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:35 am 
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Found this 1970s Esso oil can, unopened, $3.00


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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:25 am 
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Found these today


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 Post subject: Re: Any Automotive Tin Collectors ?
PostPosted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:43 am 
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Got many tins for free, only paid $1.00 for the Simoniz and Linseed oil tin

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