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(Note: In our time of nostalgia advertising- this may not be entirely applicable, but other clues will provide more identification information.) The construction of your tin may also provide clues to its age.In the 1930's/40's tins were constructed of rather thick steel sheet.

By looking up the business in the directory you can determine when they moved to a new location or the address simply changed because of changes in the city's addressing system.

If you're collecting a particular brand or have several major brands in your collection, it really pays off to know the manufacturer/distributor history.

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.

A copyright date may appear but the product may not have been actually marketed until the following year or later.

Find out more about Copyright and Patent information as you read the listing below.

I'm going to be guessing here, but I would think that the "Limited Edition" became widely used after the 1970's.

Many tins marked with this usually have a date associated with its issuance.

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

Along the same lines; if you also collect magazines/newspaper ads for these companies/brands, they can date your tin by matching your tin's description to that in the ad.

war slogans-BUY Bonds), etc., to other known advertising items.

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