Vintage Toffee Tin Fox Hunters George W. Horner Co. Ltd

$49.00

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Known as Five Acres of Sweetness, George Horner opened his confectionary factory behind Front Street in 1914 under the Mermaid Toffee brand; it was later re-branded Dainty Dinah and continued with great success through the 1930s and 1940s; in the 1950s, after George’s death, the company started to wane with increased competition from other chocolatiers that were well-versed in exporting and by 1960 they closed their doors forever. This fabulous tin is from the 1930s and once housed the delicious, butter toffee that made George’s company so famous. Illustrated with two separate hunting scenes: Grey horse with red-coated huntsman with 2 hounds; bay horse with red-coated huntsman and 2 hounds. Solid top is decorated with hunting horns, horseshoes, hunting whip and stirrup irons. Canister is in excellent condition and ready to be repurposed as a décor piece or a fantastic cookie or candy-filled gift. C1930s, made in England, measures 4 ¼ inches wide x 6 ½ inches high x 15 inch circumference around

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