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Oyster Tin Cans

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Updated 06-05-17











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Big C Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from J.C. Coulbourn Co.,
Baltimore, MD. It has its
top and is in very good condition.
It has great colors and a
checkerboard design. It has
has a couple dings and nicks.


SOLD
# oys - 122








Booth Bail Handle
Gallon Oyster Can

from Booth Fisheries Co.,
Chicago IL. "With branches
everywhere." It is in very
good condition. It has its
neat old, original top with it
from the company that
Booth sold the oysters too. I
have not been able to find
anything out about that company.


$ 269.00
# oys - 123



           












Maryland House Gallon
Oyster Tin Can

from H.B. Kennerly & Son in
Nanticoke, MD. It is in very
good condition and has its
lid with it. This can has
VA 303 packing number
on it.


$ 75.00
# oys - 124










Pride of the
Chesapeake Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

From J. D. Groves & Co.,
Baltimore, MD. It is in very
good condition and has
its lid with it. This non bail
version is harder to find
than the bail handle version.
Great graphics and colors. It
has its lid with it. It has a
couple of dents and dings.


$ 475.00
# oys - 125



           




           






Tangier Pint
Oyster Tin

from Somerset County, MD. It
is a hard to find pint can in
very nice condition. It was
opened at the top so the lid is
gone. It is 3 5/8 in. tall. Has
some fading and wear.


$ 485.00
# oys - 126








Rabbits Foot Brand
Paper Label

oyster tin from
Baltimore, MD. It is the
original label to the can.
It has a plastic sleeve
over it that can be
removed if you choose.
It slides off. From
around 1899.
It is 4 in. tall and
was opened at the top.


$ 275.00
# oys - 127








Tilghman Pint
Oyster Tin

from Tilghman Packing Co.
Tilghman, MD. It is in very
nice condition. It was opened
at the bottom so it is gone.
It has a couple of dings
and rust spots. A hard to
find can in any size.


$ 350.00
# oys - 128




           












  


Sailor Boy Brand
Half Gallon Oyster Tin

A great looking oyster can
from F. F. East in Maurice
River, NJ. It is in good
condition and has its top with
it. It has NJ-11 on the side.


$ 125.00
# oys - 129



     



     






Heyser's Oyster Tin

A hard to find bail handle
oyster can from William Heyser
Co., Baltimore, MD. It is in
very nice condition and has
its lid with it. There are
several different variations of
this can. It has great
color and graphics.


$ 375.00
# oys - 130











Markos Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

A great looking gallon
oyster tin from Rock Hall
MD. It is in very nice
condition. It has its top
with it. It is from the Rock
Hall Clam and Oyster Co.
It pictures a lighthouse.


$ 175.00
# oys - 131















Gulf Belle Brand
Oyster Tin Can

From Southland Canning +
Packing, New Orleans, LA.
It is a paper label can that
has been opened at the
bottom. It is in very nice
condition. It is 3 inches tall.

$ 119.00
# oys-132




     







Keystone Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

A gallon bail handle
oyster can from Wm. B.
Durm, Baltimore, MD.
"Nature at its Best". It is
in very nice condition and
has its lid. A nice, early
oyster tin.


$ 265.00
# oys-133



           







Fisherman's Seafood
Gallon Oyster Can

from Fisherman's Seafood
Market, Grasonville, MD.
Located where the Crab
Deck is now at Kent Narrows.
It is in very good condition
and has its lid with it.

$ 260.00
# oys-134












Ocean Breeze Brand
Gallon Oyster Can

from Haywood Oyster Co.,
Perrin, VA. It is in great
condition.


SOLD
# oys-135









B + L Brand Gallon
Oyster Tin

from Bivalve Oyster
Packing Co., Princess
Anne, Md. It is in very
nice condition and has its
lid with it. It is 7 3/8 in. tall.

$ 89.00
# oys-136














Pin Point Brand
Half Pint Oyster Tin

from A.S. Varn & Son,
Savannah, GA. It is in
very good condition. It
has its plug top with it. It
held 8 ounces of oysters.


$ 115.00
# oys-137











Bay Shore Pint
Oyster Tin

from W. H. Harris Seafood,
Chester, MD. It is in very
good condition. The front,
back and side are pictured.
Pints are hard to find from
this company. It has a dent
by the word "Perishable"
on the side. It has its
top and bottom in it.

$ 99.00
# oys-138








Willapoint Half Gallon Oyster Tin

from the Coast Oyster Co.,
in South Bend, WA. It is in
very good condition. It was
opened at the top so it has no lid.



$ 55.00
# oys-139


     






Manokin River Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

Its from Harold Bozman
Seafood, Upper Fairmount,
MD. It is in nice condition
and has rust in spots. It
still displays well. It has
its lid with it.


$ 175.00
# oys-140




             











J. H. White
Gallon Oyster Tin

from J.H. White Co.,
Baltimore, MD. It is made
to look like a wooden barrel.


$ 115.00
# oys-141











Cresent Brand Gallon
Oyster Tin

From Cresent Seafood Co.,
Baltimore, MD. It is in very
good condition. It has its
lid with it. A old company
that was in the Lexington
Fish Market in Baltimore.



$ 125.00
# oys-142












Shreve's Brothers
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Shreve's Brothers in
Chincoteague, VA. It has
great colors and graphics.
It is in very good condition.
A hard to find can from the
Eastern Shore of VA.


$ 295.00
# oys-143



          






Chincoteague Gallon
Oyster Tin

from Chincoteague, VA. It is
in very good condition. It
has a matching top. It has
great graphics and colors.


$ 475.00
# oys-144



             










Long Island
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Long Island Oyster Farms,
Greenport, NY. It is in
very good condition and has
its lid with it.

$ 85.00
# oys-145








McCready Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from McCready Bros. in
Chincoteague, VA. It
is in very nice
condition and has its
lid with it. It has a few
scrapes and rust spots.
A hard can to find.

$ 675.00
# oys-146









S + M Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Savage & Mears,
Chincoteague, VA. It is
in very good condition.
Great colors and graphics.
It has its lid with it. It
is a hard can to find

SOLD
# oys-147














Jones Brothers
Gallon Oyster
Tin Can

from Jones Brothers
Seafood, Chincoteague,
VA. It is in very good
condition. "Owned and
operated by H.C. Bunting".
Has a VA 136 packing #.
A hard to find can.


SOLD
# oys-148











Bunting Tom's Cove
Gallon Oyster Tin

Very hard to find can
from Chincoteague, VA.
It is in nice condition. It
has a dent and a couple
rust spots. Great graphics.
I think if you worked on it some
of the dents would pop out.


$ 225.00
# oys-149












Coast Pact Half
Gallon Oyster Tin

From the Port Norris
Oyster Co., Port Norris,
NJ. It is in very good
condition and has its
lid with it.


$ 95.00
# oys-150











Somerset's Frozen
Oyster Tin

from Somerset Seafood Co.,
Deal Island, MD. It is in
very good condition. It has
its top and bottom. It held
10 oz. of frozen
oysters. Great looking colors.


$ 44.00
# oys-151










Cape May Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin


A Capt. Jack gallon oyster
can from Stowman Bros.,
Maurice River, NJ. It has
its lid with it. It is NJ #5
packing number. It is in
very nice condition. It does
have a small hole in the
seam. It can be seen in
the photo. Great graphics
on this one.

$ 265.00
# oys-152




             











Kroger Quart Oyster
Cardboard Container

Fresh Shore quart oyster
container from Cincinnati, OH.
It has its top that is
pictured. It is faded a little.
I think these were used
in war time doing the
tin shortage.


$ 89.00
# oys-153












Walker's Gallon
Oyster Tin Can

Walker's Seaside gallon
tin J. C. Walker Brothers
Exmore, VA. It is in good
condition with some
minor wear and rust spots.
It has its lid with it. A hard
to find can.

$ 249.00
# oys-154














North Carolina Pint
Oyster Tin

It has NC 206 embossed in the
bottom. It has its plug top with it.

$ 80.00
# oys-155














Woodfield's Gallon
Oyster Tin

from Woodfield Fish &
Oyster Co., Galesville, MD.
It is in very good condition.
It has great colors and graphics
of a schooner ship. It has
its lid with it.



$ 165.00
# oys-156













Woodfield's 12 ounce
Oyster Tin

from Woodfield Fish &
Oyster Co., in Galesville,
Maryland. That is in
Southern Anne Arundel
Co. It is in very good
condition. It has a
couple dents. It has
great graphics and
colors. it was opened
at the top so the lid is gone.

$ 129.00
# oys-157




             







H + B Brand
Pint Oyster Tin

From C.W. Howeth + Bro.,
Crisfield, MD. It has a
plug top with it and is
in very nice condition. It
is 3 3/4 in. tall.


$ 129.00
# oys-158








Diamond Shoals
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Clayton Fulcher
Seafood in Atlantic, N.C.
It is in near mint condition.
Great colors and graphics.

$ 265.00
# oys-159








Clements Copsey's
Gallon Tin Can

Patuxent River Oysters
from Mechanicsville, MD.
It has its lid with it. Its
in very nice condition
with some rubs and
nicks. Has its lid with it.


SOLD
# oys-160















Ballard Bros. Fish Co.
12 Ounce Oyster Tin

Egg Island Brand can
from Willis Wharf, VA. It
is in very good condition.
It has its top and bottom
with it.


$ 85.00
# oys-161
















D. L. Edgerton Fish &
Seafood Ice Pick

A 8 1/4 in. long ice pick
from Cape Charles and
Chincoteague, VA. It is a
great "go with" for your
oyster can collection. It
has some wear on the
edges but it is in very
good condition.


$ 45.00
# oys-162



















Oyster Culling Hammer

A iron tool with a wooden
handle to "cull" or break
apart your oyster catch.
It is 12 1/2 in. long. This
is a good, old example
that was used here on the
Chesapeake Bay.


SOLD
# oys-163











Booth 12 oz.
Oyster Tin

from Booth Fisheries
Corp., Chicago, IL. This
can has the packing number
VA 92 stamped in the bottom.
It has its top with it.


$ 45.00
# oys-164









LASCCO Brand
Fish Tin

A 14 pound fish can from
the Los Angeles Smoking
and Curing Co. It is in very good
condition and has its top
with it.


$ 89.00
# oys-165











Kirkpatrick Half Gallon
Frozen Oyster Tin

A hard to find half gallon
from Allen Kirkpatrick
Oyster Co., Rehoboth, DE.
It is in very good condition.
Has its lid with it. It is a 3 lb.
can that is 3 3/4 in. tall.


$ 175.00
# oys-166





             






Atlantic Coast
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Booth Fisheries
in Chicago, IL. It is
in very good condition
and has its top. It has
MD 116 packing number.


$ 79.00
# oys-167












Royal 12 oz. Oyster
Tin Can

from Bivalve Packing Co.
in Bivalve, NJ. It is in
very nice condition and has
its lid with it.

$ 32.00
# oys-168










Tuckerton Seaport
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Tuckerton, NJ. It was
made in 2000 for the grand
opening of the museum. It
is in very good condition.

$ 75.00
# oys-169














Kirkpatrick's Gallon
Oyster Tin

from Allen Kirkpatrick, Rehoboth,
DE. It is in very good condition.
It has great looking colors.


$ 165.00
# oys-170








Bivalve Packing Co.
Pint Oyster Tin

from Bivalve, NJ. It is in
very good condition and
has its lid with it.


$ 39.00
# oys-171








Boston Oyster Co.
Pint Oyster Tin

It is 5 1/4 inches tall and made
of soldered tin. It is in very
good condition. It has no top
with it. A very early oyster
tin from New England.


$ 185.00
# oys-172

















Boston Oyster House
Oyster Knife

It is 9 in. long. It has
a knife blade on one end
for opening the oysters and
a hooked fork on the other
end to eat them with.
The middle of the
knife has a lobster
on one side and
"Boston Oyster House"
on the other side.

$ 45.00
# oys-173















Boston Oyster Co.
Quart Oyster Tin

Quart size tin oyster
container from New England.
It is about 6 3/4 in. tall. A
very early oyster tin in
great condition.

$ 195.00
# oys-174














Epicure Brand Gallon
Oyster Tin

from J.M. Clayton in
Cambridge, MD. It is in
very good condition
with bright colors. It
has its top with it.

$ 165.00
# oys-175



















Superior Half Gallon
Oyster Tin Can

from Newcomb and Hand,
Dover, DE. It is in very
good condition and has
its top with it.


$ 120.00
# oys-176






















Epicure Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

It is from The J. M.
Clayton Co., in
Cambridge, MD. It is
in very nice condition. It
is the variation with no
border around it. It
has a couple dents
and a few scrapes. A
hard one to find.


$ 185.00
# oys-177














Robbins Brothers
Half Gallon Oyster

tin from Port Norris,
NJ. It is in very good
condition and has its
matching top with it.


SOLD
# oys-178













Treat from the Deep
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Bivalve Packing Co.,
Bivalve, NJ. It is
in very good condition.

SOLD
# oys-179










J. W. Chew Gallon Bail
Handle Oyster Tin
from Baltimore. MD. It is
in very nice condition. J.W.
Chew sold fish, oysters
and game. The can has
its top with it.

$ 295.00
# oys-180


            









Sterling Oyster Co.
Half Gallon Tin

From Detroit, Michigan.
It is 6 1/4 in. tall and has
its lid with it. A seldom
seen can in any size.


$ 250.00
# oys-181




             










E. A. Gowen & Son
Oyster & Clam Crock

from Locust St. Market, in
Dover, NH. It is in very
good condition. It is about
7 in. tall. It has the
wooden plug top with it.

$ 295.00
# oys-182





            









Allen's Pint
Oyster Tin Can

from Allen's Oyster
House in Coles Point, VA.
It is 3 3/4 in. tall and its
top and bottom with it.
It is in very nice condition.

$ 55.00
# oys-183












E. J. Steelman's
Pint Oyster Tin

From Cheriton, VA. a
nice pint oyster tin. It is
in very nice condition.
It has its lid with it.
Pictures a Sea Horse.
Cherrystone Brand oysters.

$ 99.00
# oys-184















Helsby Brand
Pint Oyster Tin

from Helsby Seafood, in
Crisfield, MD. It is in very
good condition. It was
opened at the top so the
lid is gone. A very hard
pint to find.

SOLD
# oys-185










Shackelford - Schlifer
Gallon Clam Tin

from Severn, VA. It is
in very good condition and
has its top with it.


SOLD
# oys-186








Shackelford - Schlifer Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Shackelford-Schlifer Seafood in
Severn, VA. It has its lid with
it. It has a couple spots of rust but
it is in very nice condition.


SOLD
# oys-187


















Conner & McGee
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Chincoteague, VA.
The packing VA #327 on it.
It is in very good condition
and has its top with it.


SOLD
# oys-188















H. C. Rowe Gallon
Oyster Tin

from H.C. Rowe & Co.
New Haven, Conn. It is a
hard to find can.
It has some scrapes and
scratches. It has its
top with it.

SOLD
# oys-189




            










Pocomoke Sound
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Onancok, VA. It is
in very good condition and
has its lid with it. A great
looking can from the
Eastern Shore of VA.


$ 225.00
# oys-190

















Morgan Pint
Oyster Tin

from W. F. Morgan in
Weems, VA. It is in
very good condition.


$ 55.00
# oys-191













Cream O Sea
Gallon Oyster Tin

from R. F. Brown Seafood,
Lansing, Mich. It is in
very good condition
and has its lid with it.
It has permit number
MD 606 which was
B & S Fisheries in
Grasonville, MD. at
Kent Narrows.


SOLD
# oys-192

















Sailor Girl 12 Ounce
Oyster Tin Can

A great looking 12 oz.
size oyster tin. It has
great graphics and
colors. It has its lid
with it.


$ 55.00
# oys-193















Ray's Seafood
Gallon Oyster Tin


from Crisfield, MD. It is
in very good condition and
has its lid with it. The
colors are nice and bright.



$ 175.00
# oys-194

















Sailor Girl Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Edwin M. Plitt &
Sons in Chicago. IL. It
was packed by Madison
Seafood Co. in Madison,
MD. It is in very good
condition. A couple of
minor dents. It has the
MD 116 Madison packing
house number on it.


$ 129.00
# oys-195

















Choice of Chesapeake Bay
12 ounce Oyster Tin

from J. W. Ferguson Sfd.,
Remlik, VA. It is in very
good condition. It has its
top with it. It is 2 3/4 in.
tall. Great colors.


SOLD
# oys-196














Heyser Brand Gallon
Oyster Tin

from Baltimore, MD.
It is in very nice
condition and has its
matching Heyser lid with
it. It has a quarter size
rust spot on the upper
back side as seen in the photo.
This version has no bail handle.


$ 450.00
# oys-197
















Choice of Chesapeake Bay
Gallon Oyster Tin

from J.W. Ferguson,
Remlik, VA. It is in
very good condition.
It has its lid with it.



$ 165.00
# oys-198














Helsby Brand
12 oz. Oyster Tin

from Helsby Seafood Co. in
Crisfield, MD. It is a
12 ounce size can that
has been opened at the top
so the lid is gone. It
is in very nice condition.


SOLD
# oys-199

















Seal Brand Bail
Gallon Oyster Tin

from W. H. McGee,
Baltimore, MD. It is in
very good condition. It
has its lid with it. It has
great colors and
graphics. It has its top
it. A nice early can.



$ 275.00
# oys-200




             











Seal Brand Half
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Baltimore, MD.
It is in very nice
condition and has its
lid with it. It is from
W. H. McGee & Co.
It is a rare half gallon
bail size tin.


$ 385.00
# oys-201



       










Harrington Brand
Gallon Oyster Can

from Philip J. Harrington
& Son in Secretary, MD. It
is in very good condition
and has its lid with it. It
has MD 116 packing
number stamped in it.



$ 115.00
# oys-202













Harrison Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Harrison Oyster Co.
Tilghman, MD. It is in
good condition. It
has a couple dents. It
has its top with it.


$ 299.00
# oys-203

















Shelter Island
12 oz. Bay Scallop Tin

from Shelter Island Oyster
Co., Greenport, NY. It is
in very good condition and
has its lid and bottom
intact. Probably dates to
to the 1950's.



$ 35.00
# oys-204













Fres-Shore Brand
Pint Oyster Tin

that was packed
for the Kroger Co. in
Cincinnati, OH. It is in
very nice condition. It
has its top and bottom.


$ 89.00
# oys-205












Tilghman Brand
Crab Meat Cocktail

from Tilghman Packing Co.,
on Tilghman Island. It is a
hard to find glass jar with
a lithographed tin lid.


$ 60.00
# oys-206
















J. S. B. Brand
Shrimp Tin

from J. S. Brown Mercantile
Co., Denver, Colo. It is 4 inches
tall and has a paper label.
The top is cut out.



$ 79.00
# oys-207














Carvel Hall Oyster
Knife Sales Display

from Carvel Hall in
Crisfield, MD. They have been
closed for some time now.
It would have held a doz.
oyster knives. It is empty
now. Great item to display
with your oyster collection. It
is made of cardboard. It is
7 3/4 in. long by 4 3/4 in. wide.


$ 95.00
# oys-208



            




            










Andy's Gallon Clam
Tin Can

A gallon shucked, soft shell
frying clam tin from Andy's
Seafood, Saugus, MA.
It has its lid with it. It has
some dents all around. Clams
used to be shipped daily to
New England from the
Chesapeake Bay.


$ 155.00
# oys-209










            




Oyster Whiskey
Flask Bottle

A hard to find glass
oyster flask. It is in very
good condition. It has
its screw top cap. It is
6 1/2 in. long. It is very
detailed. There is a small
chip on the edge of the
lip under the cap.


SOLD
# oys-210



            














Blue Star Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Carnabuci Seafoods,
Grasonville, MD. It is
in very nice condition.
The shucking house was
at Kent Narrows. The
Best Western Hotel sits
on the property now.


$ 250.00
# oys-211













Bluff Point Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

From the Rappahannock
Oyster Co., Kilmarnock,
VA. It is in very nice
condition and has its
lid with it. It has great
graphics and colors.


$ 215.00
# oys-212

















Gulf Kist Brand
Oyster Tin Can

from Southern Shellfish
Co., New Orleans, LA.
It is a paper label can.
It was opened at the top.
It is 3 inches tall.


$ 89.00
# oys-213













Christy's Brand
Frozen Oyster Tin

from George A. Christy
and Son. It has its top and
bottom. It is a frozen
oyster tin. It held 9 1/2 oz.
of oysters. Looks like Elvis
Presley at the wheel.


$ 89.00
# oys-214




              









Black Swan Brand
Pint Oyster Tin

from Leatherbury Bros.,
Shady Side, MD. It is
in very nice condition
and has its top. A nice
can from Southern
Anne Arundel county.
Its from the 1950's.


$ 159.00
# oys-215




            













Curley's Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Curley Packing Co.,
Colonial Beach, VA. It is
in good condition. Has a
dent and scratches. There
is faded marker stain
as shown in bottom photo.


$ 325.00
# oys-216

















Patuxent Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Warren Denton & Co.,
Broomes Island, MD. It is
in very nice condition
and has its top. It is from
Calvert County. This is the
version with the zip code.
It is 7 1/4 in. tall.


$ 199.00
# oys-217














Clam Whiskey
Flask


A glass figural clam
whiskey flask. It is in
very good condition. It has
some of its original paint. It
is 5 in. long and has its cap.


$ 140.00
# oys-218



            










W + A Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Warrick + Ashburn in
Weems, VA. It is in
very good condition with
a couple dents. This is
a hard to find can. It
has its lid with it.


SOLD
# oys-219












Old Dominion Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Virginia Packing Co.,
Baltimore, MD. It is in
very good condition with
some scrapes. A hard to
find early can from Baltimore.
It has its lid with it.


$ 399.00
# oys-220













B + M Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from B. M. Bunting Oyster
House in Gloucester, VA.
It is in very good condition.
It has its lid with it. A
great looking can with
bright colors.


SOLD
# oys-221












Patuxent Brand
Gallon Oyster Tin

from Warren Denton & Co.,
Broomes Island, MD. It is in
very good condition. It is the
middle can that does not have
a zip code. It has its lid with it.


$ 225.00
# oys-222















Patuxent Brand Pint
Oyster Tin

from Warren Denton & Co.,
Broomes Island, MD. It is in very
nice condition. It has a couple
wear spots. It has its lid
with it. A great looking pint.


$ 110.00
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American Oyster Co.
Pint Oyster Bottle


A one pint glass oyster
bottle from American Oyster
Company in Providence, RI.
It is in very good condition.
No chips that I can find.
It has a couple bubbles in
the glass that were there
from the manufacturing.
The glass is clear and clean.

$ 55.00
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Sea Hak Brand
Pint Oyster Tin

from Piney Island
Seafood, Morattico, VA. It
is in very good condition
with a rust spot on one side.
A very hard to find can.
It pictures a Native American
Indian. It was opened at
the top so the lid is gone.

$ 255.00
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