WHEN METAL TINS WERE MEDIA
Once upon a time, brands used to advertise heavily on metal tins because print advertising cost a bomb (well, in Singapore, it still is).
Because of its additional purpose as media, brands would pay extra attention to the design on their metal packaging.
Grab yourself a former communication collateral today. Use it to store your cigarettes. Or as an ashtray. Or perhaps your business cards. The skies’ the limit, really.
• Estimated era: 1940s – 1970s
• These mini French tins are about 6cm in diameter, perfect for that wedding proposal!