Dating canco cans
Most food was displayed and accessed at the local five-and-dimes in communal food barrels—grimy, germ-infested hands would not do.
It was known as the "Ammunition Chest CAL .30 M1A1". Both chests were said to have been developed for use by the cavalry.
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Our store is crammed full of; Old Toys, Old Tins, Advertising Signs and memorabilia and Unique Collectibles of all kinds.
An almost identical box but with different internal spacers was used for the Browning water-cooled machine-gun M1917A1.
The carrying handles of both types were made of leather and attached by both stitching and the addition of a copper rivet on each end.
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But in the late 1800s, food in tins was highly desirable.