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Vintage Blue Bird Toffees & Chocolates Tin

£14.99

Product description

Vintage tin. Harry Vincent Ltd. Blue Bird Toffees & Chocolates. Pictures of Warwick Castle, Richmond Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Caernarvon Castle on sides and makers details inside. Measures: 24"wide x 18" deep x 10.5" high.

Harry Vincent set up as a confectioner near Birmingham in the West Midlands of England in the 1898. He had the ambition to build a factory which would not only be very beautiful but also a pleasant place to work - a common experience shared for example by the Cadbury family who built on green fields not far away at Bourneville, and the Fry's who built their chocolate factory near Bristol. Harry Vincent realised his ambition in 1927 when his factory was built.
Until this time his toffee was called Harvino, but when Harry came across Maeterlink's play 'The Blue Bird of Happiness' he renamed the product Blue Bird.'

Item details

Brand:
Blue Bird
Condition:
Used: good
Country of origin:
GB
Date:
circa 1920's
Style:
Vintage
Type:
Modern & vintage
Use:
Toffees & Chocolates

About this item

Vintage tin. Harry Vincent Ltd. Blue Bird Toffees & Chocolates. Pictures of Warwick Castle, Richmond Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Caernarvon Castle on sides and makers details inside. Measures: 24"wide x 18" deep x 10.5" high.

Harry Vincent set up as a confectioner near Birmingham in the West Midlands of England in the 1898. He had the ambition to build a factory which would not only be very beautiful but also a pleasant place to work - a common experience shared for example by the Cadbury family who built on green fields not far away at Bourneville, and the Fry's who built their chocolate factory near Bristol. Harry Vincent realised his ambition in 1927 when his factory was built.
Until this time his toffee was called Harvino, but when Harry came across Maeterlink's play 'The Blue Bird of Happiness' he renamed the product Blue Bird.'

Brand:
Blue Bird
Condition:
Used: good
Country of origin:
GB
Date:
circa 1920's
Style:
Vintage
Type:
Modern & vintage
Use:
Toffees & Chocolates

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