The ‘key top’ tin is really a tin having a premier this is certainly sealed into the human body by a strip that is thin of.
A detachable ‘key’ affixed to your tin top can be used to open up the tin by winding up and eliminating the steel strip in the usa this sort of tin was widely used for coffee.
This seldom seen tobacco tin design had been used sporadically by John Cotton within the ‘s, for some Fribourg and Treyer tins to the ‘s, as well as perhaps by McConnell for bigger tin sizes within the ’70s. We suspect it absolutely was introduced into the ‘s as an alternative for the ‘knife lid’.
The ‘lever top’ tin is most often related to American tobacco combinations involving the ‘s and ‘s in 8, 14 and 16 ounce sizes. The top that is removable of style of tin is mostly about 25 % inches smaller compared to the circumference of this tin.