Shown here is an early 1900’s era tin sign from the Quaker Oats Company, advertising their Quaker Flour, sold in cotton bags. Quaker Oats had a plant in Canada as shown on the bag. Known the world over, for every baking purposes, the sign incorporates a colonel quaker gentlemen in the advertisement.Details
Here is an early salted peanuts tin can from the Amesbury, Massachusetts F. M. Hoyt and Company, which produced the Buffalo Brand of Peanuts. For early advertising tin collectors, salted peanut cans have always held high esteem and value since there are so few which remain today, and the colorful graphics which were used on many of the cans. This can is no different with it’s brilliant use of both red and gold to help focus the eye on the can itself for marketing purposes.