James Dixon 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. To the inside of the tin is marked with the maker’s mark of James Dixon & Sons with its distinctive trumpet banner mark and ‘942S’. The hinges and D ring do work perfectly. The tin measures 128mm length with a width of 87mm and a depth is 25mm.