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|The picture shows four views from around this Colorful 1928 (12) Ounce Shotwell's Marshmallows Advertising Tin. The Shotwell Manufacturing Company was the maker of Checkers Popcorn Confection. They were also the major competitors to The Cracker Jack Company, Angelus Marshmallows, and Campfire Marshmallows. This brightly colored tin has the name on two sides and pictures a cake, salad, dessert, and cocoa. It has the original tin lid and is marked as follows:|
THE SHOTWELL MFG. CO.
CHICAGO - BROOKLYN - SAN FRANCISCO
NET WEIGHT 12 OUNCES CONTINENTAL CAN CO. CHICAGO
COPYRIGHT 1928 BY THE S-M-CO.
DESIGN PATENT PENDING
SALADS - DESSERTS - COCOA
EATING - ICING - TOASTING
It also has a seal on one side that reads:
TESTED AND APPROVED
SERIAL NO. 3806
BY THE BUREAU OF FOODS,
SANITATION AND HEALTH
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MAGAZINE
It measures 5-1/2" wide x 3-1/2" tall. It is in excellent condition with very minor wear and indents as can all be seen in the pictures.
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