Pears Jif Shaving Stick Trial Size Tin

A rare, small sample tin for a shaving stick. Second-hand.
Availability: 1 in stock
Stock ID: 1322

What's for sale?

This is a rare, small, sample or trial-size tin from mid 20th century Britain. It was made for the British manufacture A & F Pears Limited for their Jif brand shaving stick, which was used to foam up into a lather.

The graphics have typically-muted mid-century colouring and mimic the traditional, striped barber's pole. The stick is missing, but the waxed paper lining is intact.

What condition is it in?

  • Second-hand
  • In fair condition
  • There are many scratches and an area with rust underneath
  • The lid is a tight fit and can be opened and closed
  • The shaving stick is missing
  • The paper lining is intact

What are the measurements?

  • 6cm high (2.3 inches)
  • 3cm width (1.1 inches)
  • 19 grams

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Item Attributes
Attribute nameAttribute value
MakerA & F Pears Ltd
PeriodMid 20th century (1930-1959)
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