Victorian Cash Tin
This is a Victorian cash tin. It is made from metal which has been Japaned, a method popular in the Victorian times of finishing on object with a high gloss black paint or enamel, it was meant to imitate the Asian laquerwork of the day. It has a brass folding handle. This type of tin was very popular during the Victorian and Edwardian times, and would have had been used in various scenarios such as for storing housekeeping money in, for office petty cash, or on the high street in small establishments who didnt have a cash register. The box does not have an inner tray, but does have a key.
The metal suface has some minor scratches, but there is no damage to the body of the tin, and the key works well.
Measuring 25cm x 15cm x 10cm