Malachite’s Big Hole
Gun Powder or Young Hyson Tea labeled with an early 1800s type of label. Tea is in tins with a friction type lid common at least back to the 1816. Tins measure 2 5/16 inch by 2 5/16 inch by 3 inches and contain approximately 2.7 ounces of tea.
Here are close-ups of the labels
Tea and specifically Young Hyson Tea (usually listed as Young & Hyson) is listed on many of the fur trade inventories. Young Hyson tea is a better grade of tea than Gun Powder.
Gun Powder Tea is $9.00/tin, or $4.00 each for ten or more tins.
Young Hyson Tea is $10.50/tin or $4.75 each for ten or more tins.
Costs do not include shipping
For more information I can be contacted by email, or I can be reached through a traditional dispatch at:
7577 Parkview Mtn
Littleton, Colorado 80127