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Antique rectangular tin with handle and images of musicians

SKU: BT-3369-21

Antique rectangular tin with handle and images of musicians.

  • Manufacturer: wed J. Bekkers & son Dordrecht Holland
  • Manufacturing date: 1900 - 1929

Rectangular tin with handle and fitted with a hinged lid. On the lid and sides are five images of people making music. The decoration of this tin consists of dark shades including the colours black, green and gold. Both on the lid and the sides, these people play stringed instruments, including; spinet, violin and mandolin. Lock on the front is missing. The tin has a beautiful old patina. What is special is that in this old version of the tin the handle or handle is on the front instead of on top.

Marked on the closing edge of the tin with: wed J. Bekkers & son Dordrecht Holland

This antique tin drum is in an original condition with multiple traces of use and age-related traces of wear. Photos are part of the description.


Height: 13.5 cm.
Length: 22.8 cm.
Width: 18.5 cm.

Verblifa, De Vereenigde Blikfabrieken was a Dutch company that manufactured tin packaging, in addition to sheet iron items, enamel plates, household items, sheet metal and stamping, and cooking and heating items.

In 1930 Verblifa acquired practically all shares in the Woud & Bekkers Blikfabrieken, which under the former name Dordrechtsche Metaalwarenfabriek v / h Wed. J. Bekkers & Zoon continued as an independent company under Verblifa.

In 1936, together with the Dordrechtsche Metaalwarenfabriek v / h Wed. J. Bekkers & Zoon, founded a subsidiary, the NV De Vereenigde Automatenfabrieken V.A.F. in Amsterdam. After the war, a large interest was acquired in the Electro Tin Factory in Leeuwarden in 1949, and together with this company became de Mij in 1953. was established in Doesburg to manufacture 'Ducaat' heating and cooking appliances. In 1954, Verblifa also started manufacturing plastic items. At that time, the 8 factories and the head office employed approximately 3,450 workers. Ten years later, in 1964, around 2,400 people were still working. At the end of 1964, Thomassen & Drijver-Verblifa was created from a merger of T & D with De Vereenigde Blikfabrieken.

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Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland

Kind of object
Tin box

Tin - handle - drum - musicians

Various images of people making music

Vintage tins

Black - gold - green

wed J. Bekkers & zoon Dordrecht Holland

Tin - metal - paint

Hinged lid - handle

1900 - 1929

Antique with patina and traces of use and wear

13,50 cm

22,80 cm

18,50 cm

Shipping method
Parcel post with track & trace

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