Vintage Lincoln Beautyware canisters

August 22, 2009 at 3:02 pm 6 comments

A friend of mine was organizing a garage sale for an elderly lady who recently lost her husband.  She allowed me to come the night before in case I found something for my store that I wanted.

The result?

Store sales:  Zero.  Stuff I thought was cool:  lots

Especially this set of Lincoln Beautyware canisters. 

lincoln beautyware containers

lincoln beautyware containers

The words ‘Lincoln Beautyware’ had never come across my mind until this purchase.  They made some cool things back in the day.  Especially the bread boxes!
My first thought was to keep the canisters since they would fit so nicely into my kitchen.  And they’re cool too.
But then a quick look at my checking account balance changed my mind.  Unfortunately, I can’t find these particular ones anywhere to determine what to list them for.  They are in good condition, a few small nicks and crud around the top of the sugar and coffee ones.  I didn’t take too long to clean them so the crud will probably come off.
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Mission accomplished

6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Nikki  |  September 20, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    Do you still have this set?

    Reply
    • 2. jmillen  |  September 28, 2012 at 9:50 am

      yes I do. Are you interested in purchasing?

      Reply
  • 3. Z  |  August 6, 2013 at 6:21 pm

    Hi, are the canisters still available for purchase? I would be interested in buying them. Thanks for your time. -Z

    Reply
    • 4. jmillen  |  August 7, 2013 at 12:57 am

      What is your offer? I still have them.

      Reply
  • 5. Barb Walker  |  December 2, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    What did you end up listing these for? I just purchased a set!

    Reply
    • 6. jmillen  |  December 4, 2014 at 9:26 pm

      I didn’t.. I kept them! What did you pay for yours?

      Reply

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