This truly delightful Welsh Miners Tobacco/Twist Tin made out of Brass is straight from the Welsh coal mining history book.  Dated with the inscription 1912, this tin would've been a personal and initimate possession of a Welsh miner from the past.  

 

The tin also has a circle of 4 horseshoes etched into the top, which to many the horseshoe was (and still is), a symbol of good luck and protection.  This legend likely dates back to a particular blacksmith and his evil dealings with the devil.  However, in the context of the miners, this was more likely a symbol of protection from the hazards of the mines, and any negative energy.

 

A lovely tin looking for a new owner to cherish it well into the future.

 

 

A truly elegant Welsh Miners Twist/Tobacco Tin

£95.00Price
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