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Scandinavian Vintage Tin Tastic

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Scandinavian Vintage Tin Tastic

Here at Pineapple Retro HQ I have been collecting vintage tins for years. I love the fact they have a purpose, as well as looking fantastic (I keep my buttons in some). The thought that many were filled with sweeties or biscuits, and seen only as a container, not expected to be collected today is part of the appeal for me. The variety and colours are great, especially when displayed together. I constantly have a flow of them through the website, so if you have an addiction, like me, then please check back About Sophie Sophie Crocket has over 10 years...

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Modern Retro Tin-tastic Storage

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Modern Retro Tin-tastic Storage

Here at Pineapple Retro HQ i have been collecting tins for years. Modern as well as vintage though. I display these on top of my kitchen cabinets, and most were from M&S. I get the added bonus of yummy biscuits as well as owning future collectables. In fact, some are instantly worth more than the retail price, dependant of the design.  My favourite are the biscuit shaped tins, but the designs of Linzie Hunter come a close second, she did the maps and I love her illustration style. Sadly, i don't know the designers for all of them, but i...

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