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interesting snuff box on ebay
Found a decent looking brass snuff box on eBay for anyone that might be interested
edited June 2017
Found these, not on Ebay, I just didn't want to start a new thread... I don't remember seeing them here before... Found them
Nice. I like brass as a material, but it does need to be handled every day to get that lovely deep patina. If you left one of these in a drawer it would get dull very quickly.
"Reality," sa molesworth 2, "is so unspeakably sordid it make me shudder."
From the web page for the box:
"Due to its metallic properties, brass alloy containers should not be used to store unprotected food or directly consumable items. Please wrap all such items before storing."
Is this a genuine concern for snuff?
Yes a concern!
Best to paint the inside with clear nail polish or other hard finish, and don't forget to do the underside of lid. Just don't scrap the new finish with a metal spoon. I do like the Best Made tinker box
My knowledge is worthless if not shared and applied . "Joseph McKenna"
I have the flip top case from Ted Cash, as well as the little round lidded case from the same maker. Very good quality. Ted Cash makes supplies for black powder.
I accidentally left some kendal flake in my brass flip top case and it may have permanently stained it. I can't scratch it off. I wasn't worried because I usually keep just enough for the days' use - but now I have a little plastic liner in there.
I know brass can be quite bad for food storage, though can someone explain why you would get sick from putting snuff in a brass tin without an enamel or clear coat of sorts?
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