James Dixon Huntsman Sandwich Tin
Late Victorian Antique Huntsman Sandwich Tin. James Dixon antique double hinge sandwich tin. These types of tins would have sat in a fitted leather case attached to a riding saddle as storage for sandwiches for Gentlemen and Ladies on a day’s hunting. The tin is fitted with a D ring and a distinctive double hinge allowing part of the box to fold out flat. To the inside of the tin is marked with the maker’s mark of James Dixon & Sons with its distinctive trumpet banner mark and ’16M’. The hinges and D ring do work perfectly. The tin measures 145mm length with a width of 84mm and a depth is 30mm. There is a lovely crest on the top.