Cookie Tins

Cookie Bank, undated

Girl Scout cookie tins are very popular, and are often sought by collectors. According to the Girl Scout Collector’s Guide (2005),

“Many vintage Girl Scout cookie tins and boxes exist. These early tins and boxes are often difficult to identify and date, however. The difficulty can be attributed to the fact that over the years a great number of bakers existed in many locations throughout the country.” (p. 457)

The Archives also has a tin from Byrd’s Cookie Company in Savannah, Georgia, depicting the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace. We would love to hear from you about which tins you have in your collection!

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2 Responses to Cookie Tins

  1. steve moore says:

    I have an old tin my grandma use to keep buttons in

  2. colleen says:

    I have 2 tins.. they aren’t very old, but I wondered if they were worth anything? One is “Girl Scouts take the lead”, and the other is ” Girl Scout Beginnings”..both are in wonderful condition.

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