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My father found this Item I think its a tin can. He gave it to me and thought i would like, in which I did because is very pretty. I'm pretty sure its made of tin it has blue and gold bird on two of the sides and the other 2 sides have a gold and blue bird with a red diamond behind it. It has several different images on it. Its the shape of a rectangular octagon and is 3 inches tall and 3 inches wide on one side and 2 inches wide on the other.
Well I'm not sure if its a antique which its probably not I just wasn't sure what category to go under. I would appreciate if you can help me or point me to the right category.

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Ariel,

either on the "AllExperts" home page, or under the "How to Ask" tab at the top of the page,  Look under the "CATEGORIES" listing for "Home/Garden"

On the "Home/Garden" page, choose the "Antiques" category in the Design/Living section

On the Antiques page, choose "Collectibles / General Antiques"

This should get you to an expert that can help you with this item.

Sorry I can't help, but my area of expertise is antique safes.


So again it is

1.  Home/Garden
2.      Design/Living
3.          Antiques
4.          Collectibles/General Antiques

Hope this helps

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Safe and Vault related Questions; Antique Safe Repair and Restoration; With over 44 years in the Safe & Vault industry, if I can't answer your question I know where to get the answer. Current Project: Restoration of an Ely Norris Cannonball Safe from the early 1900's. Will answer Safe & Vault related questions concerning age, value, restoration, moving, opening & repairing, parts, operation and history. Note: It is not my intention to teach you to open safes or to provide information which may aid in the unlawful opening of a safe. I will not give out drill points or information which I deem inappropriate.

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