Allcocks float caps tin

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Joshluke
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Allcocks float caps tin

Post by Joshluke » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:36 am

I picked this up off the well known bidding site for a couple of quid. It shows some signs of being old such as, where the paint work has chipped. Apart from that it's in great condition, no rust etc.
Does any one know how old this is?
Also, how can I identify what metal it is? It feels like aluminium as it's rather easy to shape.

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Re: Allcocks float caps tin

Post by Reedling » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:02 am

I have just checked my tins like this and all are magnetic, so mine are mild steel with a coating. So give it a Check with a magnet Joshluke

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Re: Allcocks float caps tin

Post by Paul D » Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:42 pm

That's a lovely looking Tin, made of steel :Hat:
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Re: Allcocks float caps tin

Post by Joshluke » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Brilliant, thank you guys. Think I'm going to give it a quick polish and stick it in my tackle tin.
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