1950's Vintage AVON Talc for Men 2 5/8 oz. Canister



This can of talc for men is an AVON PRODUCTS, INC. item from the 1950's. The product was usually included with one or more items which made up a "men's set." These men's sets of the 1950's included:

* Valet Set 1949-50
* Pleasure Shave Set 1949-51
* Country Club Set 1949-51
* Country Club Set 1952-53
* Men's Taveling Kit 1953-55
* Country Club Set 1954-55
* Country Club Set 1956
* Flying High No. 1 & No. 2 Set 1955
* Pleasure Cast No. 1 Set 1954
* Pleasure Cast No. 2 Set 1954
* Classic Set 1954
* Holiday Holly Set 1957
* The Traveler Set 1956
* On the Go Set 1957

Not sure if the product was sold alone.

[The above information is from Bud Hastin's New 16th Edition Avon Collector's Encyclopedia (2001)]

The back of the can pictured here has the seal for the Good Housekeeping guarantee, along with "Container Made in U.S.A. Some cans also included instructions on back for 'Electric Shavers' and for 'After Every Shave.'

Condition: Pre-owned. Some surface wear and scratches, but otherwise in very good condition. (SEE PHOTOS) Contains some talc.

Color: Hunter Green with Red Cap. Red and white lettering. Features an illustration of an early automobile.

Size: 2 6/8" tall from top of can; approx. 3.5" tall, including lid. 3" wide. Oval Cylinder Shape.

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