A Miners Snap Tin

A Miners Snap Tin

A Miners Snap Tin.
A common type of miners snap tin (sandwich container). Made by the ACME Company. 

Made from tin.  Size 8″ x 4″ x 2″ inches.

The top and bottom compartments were designed to slot into each other for a tight fit, just friction keeping it shut. These tins had the wire handle for attachment to a belt. 

Used throughout the latter half of the 20th century.

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