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Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Indian Vintage Tea Posters/Advertising
Marked Pure Indian & Ceylon Kelley Douglas & Co Limited Vancouver, B.C. 3 lbs Net
Curious India tourism ad from 1960
This is a colorful tin which would have held 8 ounces of Monarch Tea. It measures approximately 5 1/2" tall and 3 1/4" wide. It says "Packed by Reid Murdoch, Chicago, Ill." On the top of the lid is "Highest Award World's Fair Chicago 1893." It also has "Darjeeling" on the side.
INDIA-CIRCA 1965:A stamp printed in INDIA shows image of tea pickers, circa 1965.