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Rectangular vintage red tin cookie jar with gold-coloured details for ONTBIJTKOEK

SKU: BT-3904-22
€ 17,95
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Rectangular vintage red tin cookie jar with gold-coloured details for ONTBIJTKOEK

  • Manufacturer: Dutch Vereenigde tin factory
  • Manufacture date: 1931

Description
Elongated rectangular vintage tin biscuit tin for gingerbread, equipped with a hinged lid. Rolled edges on the lid and the tin box. The tin is made with a seamed longitudinal seam. No seams in the lid. The hinge is a hanging hinge with loose lips. Three air holes on both short sides.

The decoration of this tin consists of a red background with gold-coloured decorative edges and block letters with the text ONBIJTKOEK.

Condition
This tin for gingerbread is in a neat vintage condition with traces of use and age-related traces of wear. Photos are part of the description.

Dimensions

  • Height: 9 cm.
  • Length: 28.4 cm.
  • Width: 10.4 cm.

Gingerbread
Ontbijtkoek is a type of cake. The cake is a Dutch gingerbread also known as ontbijtkoek, peperkoek, sweet cake, snack cake, honey cake, spice cake or pound cake.

Gingerbread is made from rye flour, to which sugar, glucose syrup, fructose syrup, candy, spices and raising agents and possibly wheat malt flour (for the colour) have been added.

Gingerbread varieties have additions of apple, ginger, nuts, raisins, cinnamon and other spices.

Gingerbread in the Netherlands
Koninklijke Peijnenburg B.V. is the Dutch market leader in gingerbread. Bolletje is in second place, followed by Modderman.

Many Dutch households have a special gingerbread tin to protect the food from drying out. This elongated bread-shaped drum used to be made of tin and later of plastic.

Gingerbread in Belgium
In Flanders and in the south of the Netherlands, gingerbread is called Peperkoek, which is the general Middle Dutch name. In the Kempen people used to speak of pound cake, because the cake was cut and sold per pound. Well-known producers of this are Vondelmolen, Meli and Lotus Bakeries.


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Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland

Kind of object
Tin for storing gingerbread

Theme
Ontbijtkoek - peperkoek - ginger bread - product packaging

Decoration
Gold-coloured text ONTBIJTKOEK

Category
Vintage tins

Color
Red - gold

Manufacturer
Nederlands Vereenigde blikfabriek

Material
Tin - metal - paint

Particularities
Hinged lid

Era
1931

Quality
Good vintage condition

Height
9,00 cm

Lenght
28,40 cm

Width
10,40 cm

Shipping method
Parcel post with track & trace

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