This is a pineapple biscuit tin from Crumpsall Biscuit Works which opened in Lower Crumpsall, Manchester in 1873 and finally closed in 1986.
The biscuit tin measure approximately 8.89cm x 6.35cm and as the Co-operative Wholesale Society (C.W.S) on the lid and side of the tin.
Co-operation and ‘working together for the good of all’, were the mottos of the Co-operative Wholesale Society, where a strategy was in place by which members would share the profits of the people’ store in the form of cash dividends at set times of the year.
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