On offer is this antique, (ca 1880) ORIGINAL AME RI CAN Cold Cream jar or "pot lid" as they are more commonly referred to. As you can see, the lid advertises " Cold Cream of Cucumbers " which was retailed by Caswell, Massey & Co. They had outlets in both New York and Newport, Rhode Island.... Which are mentioned on the lid.
This lid is considered pretty scarce to rare. The lid measures 2 1/2" in diameter and stands 1 1/2" tall when the lid is in place on top of the base section.
The lid has two very small flakes on the outer side flange edge... Really, nothing much at all. Super little collectible to add to an existing collection, or just as an antique display item of East Coast ephemera!FOR VIEWERS WHO MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR WITH THESE DELIGHTFUL LITTLE LIDDED JARS.... THEY WERE USED BETWEEN APPROX. AFTER WWI THEY BECAME OBSOLETE AS MORE MODERN AND ECONOMICAL FORMS OF PACKAGING REPLACED THEM. THE RECOVERY AND COLLECTING OF THESE OLD PIECES HAS BECOME A POPULAR, WORLD-WIDE HOBBY, AND A QUAINT REMINDER OF A BYGONE ERA. STATES, NOW CHARGES AND INVOICES STATE TAXATION , i.
BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN STATES. And if there is any hitch, please communicate and we can work something out.... The item "Antique, (ca 1880) ORIGINAL New York & Rhode Island Cold Cream jar pot lid" is in sale since Wednesday, May 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Hair & Skin Care".
The seller is "lieben50" and is located in Murrieta, California. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.