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Fantastic DODO Designs Vintage Tea Canister – c1970s, Made in England

Unearth a rare gem with this vintage “DODO Designs” tea canister from the 1970s. Made in England and highly collectable, this decorative piece showcases the creative legacy of DODO Designs, known for their funky and fun tin designs. A sought-after addition for collectors and enthusiasts alike.


Availability: 1 in stock

  • Era 1970s
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  • Waist
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  • Label
  • Fabric
  • Condition Good
  • Best fit

    The best fit is a recommendation only. Please refer to other measurements for accurate fitting.

Discover a rare and collectable gem with this “DODO Designs” vintage tea canister, crafted in England around the 1970s. Sadly, the company no longer trades, making their items, like this highly decorative canister, sought after by collectors. DODO Designs, based in Tunbridge Wells, was renowned for its funky and fun tin designs, and this tea canister is a testament to their creative legacy.

Key Features:

  • Vintage Charm: This DODO Designs vintage tea canister captures the essence of the 1970s with its funky and fun design, showcasing the creativity of the era.
  • Collectable Rarity: The bottom reads ‘DODO CANISTER MADE IN ENGLAND BY DODO DESIGNS (MFRS) LTD TUNBRIDGE WELLS,’ signifying its origin and adding to its collectable rarity.
  • Decorative Legacy: DODO Designs, known for its decorative tins, left a creative legacy, and this tea canister is a highly decorative and sought-after piece.

For Collectors and Vintage Enthusiasts:

An excellent find for collectors seeking rare and unique vintage pieces, especially those interested in the creative legacy of DODO Designs.

Creative Legacy:

Celebrate the creative legacy of DODO Designs with this vintage tea canister, a highly decorative and collectable piece from the 1970s.


Width: 10cm

Height: 10cm

Condition Report:

This item is in good vintage condition. It is worn, but it has a lovely patina that adds to the character.

Kindly be aware that our items are vintage and antique, imbued with character and history. As a result, they are not in new condition, and the presence of some flaws adds to their unique charm. Please view items carefully before purchase any obvious flaws or issues will be described in the product description and or shown in the product photos.

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