Historical information

Tin issued in celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Made by the Pascall confectionery company, the tin is now used to house cotton threads for mending. Of interest is the thread used to mend nylon stockings.

Physical description

Pascalls confectionery tin, with design in red blue and gold on pale yellow, containing collection of coloured mending thread

Inscriptions & markings

EIIR Coronation 1953 Long may she reign. Pascall, Cadbury Fry Hudson Ltd. Portrait of Elizabeth II with Lion and Unicorn rampant