Until recent years English tobacco blending laws prohibited blenders in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland from using the chemicals commonly found in the blends of Continental Europe and the United States and placed very strict limitations on the use of natural additives. Out of these restrictions arose the traditional English blends, blends which derive their distinctive aroma and flavor from the natural properties of the tobacco as opposed to chemical additives. Natural products, free of chemical additives and preservatives, change and mature with age. Tobacco is no exception and this is especially true of virginia tobacco which has a high sugar content. Initially sharp and biting, virginia tobacco will mellow and sweeten over decades. Oriental tobaccos will also evolve in time, most notably latakia, traditionally the most desirable of aged tin tobacco, which will both soften and grow more pungent. On the other hand some tobaccos, such as burley will not change appreciably with age.
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Antique Vintage Original Morton Salt Box Container Tin Spout Spice NO REPO. Ending Monday at PM PST. New Listing VINTAGE COLLECTIBLE SPICE TIN MCCORMICK APPLE PIE SPICE - PIE SLICE PICTURE. Ending Thursday at PM PST. Lot of 20 vintage spice tins Ben Hur, Schilling, ++ $ shipping. Ending Mar 8 at PM PDT. Jul 14, It was always rather curious to me that tobacco companies made it hard to date their tins. I love the idea of being able to identify the age of my tins. I would think tobacco companies would have a simple dating system for this nowadays, but as with anything in a manufacturing process, simplicity usually gives way for complexity. Most archaeologists love finding KC Baking Powder tins since the company was founded in and regularly rotated their logos in such a way that its possible to micro-seriate the cans for dating purposes. Based on a founding date of , different logos indicate that cans were produced in: .
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Sep 14, 4, 1, Detroit. This question was asked in the MacBaren Facebook group today. A response was posted based on a letter one member had sent to MacBaren.
Here it is for those interested: To the right of the bar code are two sets of numbers, as follows: Here is their response: Thank you for your e-mail. That means day in The number is as follows on my tin. A little digging shows me it was tinned on September 26, Think I might hold it back for another 11 months and hit 10 years.
Generally Dating English Tins There are five major indicia useful to generally date an English tin, the tin type, the origin labeling, the weight labeling, tax stamps and the US importer address. While often no single one of these indicia alone will be definitive, used together most tins can be comfortably dated.
I intend to dig around to see if I have a tin that has already hit 10 years. Reactions: hymnchimney.
My two oldest family photographs show 2nd-great-grandfathers as middle-aged men, both dating to the 's. One is pretty easy to date because it shows his youngest son, born in , as a toddler. I have a positive identification on the other; he's wearing a chinstrap beard. Aug 11, Hi I know this topic comes up from time to time in many forums. Still it would be nice to have one thread where we pull our collective knowledge to help each other date tobacco tins;a place to put forward and respectfully correct information. Mar 24, Dating tins isn't difficult to do, though it may involvesome of your time. This process can turn out to be both fun and personally rewarding. The following information can be used to help document the age of your tins.
Nov 13, 2, 2 NY. Nov 12, GMT -5 qmechanics said:. Nov 13, GMT -5 beardedmi said:.
Favorite Tobacco : No 1 personal favorite Location:. From the man himself, Per Georg Jensen I have had a lot of questions about how to date a Mac Baren tobacco.
The picture below shows the production code which is on all pouches and tins, except form USA where we write the month and year.
You can read the code like this: 33 is the machine no. I hope you can use this information for finding out when a tobacco is produces at Mac Baren The picture is of the closing tape on pouches and you can find the code on the back side of the tins. Please share this to the groups your in.
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I am so guilty of looking at the pictures and reading the descriptions at PipeStuds Deleted Deleted Member. Jan 7, GMT -5 trailboss said:. Any recent threads or posts that can serve as ates and or additions to this overall thread on dating tins?
Jul 31, Today we're going to show you a few tricks for dating Orlik-produced blends like Golden Sliced, Erinmore, Escudo, and even some older Dunhill tins. Much like the Dunhill blends, you have to look to the manufacturer's code for details. On this particular Author: Andrew Wike. Being young Dating Coffee Tins and slimy these girls suits for your desires perfectly and Dating Coffee Tins the beauty thrills your mind while enjoying it and Dating Coffee Tins the way you enjoy that beauty gives you the real sexual excitement of pleasure and your satisfaction will crosses the boundary, it can only possible through Dating / Oct 28, This question was asked in the MacBaren Facebook group today. A response was posted based on a letter one member had sent to MacBaren. Here it is for those interested: To the right of the bar code are two sets of numbers, as follows: Here is .
Posts: 1, Location:. Tobacco is my favorite vegetable - Frank Zappa. Still it would be nice to have one thread where we pull our collective knowledge to help each other date tobacco tins;a place to put forward and respectfully correct, information. This is a great post with great information. I'm kinda wondering how a 25yo young man comes up with this great stuff?
Are you causing havoc in other forums too? Moderately keeping things moderate. Good to hear from you I have McClelland tins as do others that do not fit the pattern mmddyy.
Maybe the code you see only appears to match mmddyy I have McClelland tins that are marked in a way that appears to be mmddyy. As some other McClelland tins did not,I looked to the forums and found the answer above.
However as I do not know if the code changed or if different codes were applied to different blends etc. Let's see if anyone else might have something to say on the subject.
However,I do believe some have confused other numbers for a date stamp.