This is an extremely tough to find early Canadian Red Rose Tea box from 1967 or 68 with advertising on the box for the first ever promotion of a series of Wade Whimsey Animal porcelain Figurines. This may be the first ever Red Rose Tea box with advertising for the figurine promotion which was launched in 1967, the box is from the 1967-68. The Series 1 animal figurines started in Canada in 1967 and ran to 71. Included are 7 of the series 1 figurines in excellent condition with no chips or breaks.They each have recessed bases and the "Wade" "England" lettering underneath each figure. The box itself is in fantastic condition for being over 50 years old. See pictures as detailed pictures are taken of all sides, including the bottom which shows all the figurines that are available. Written in both French and English which was standard in Canada and the province of Quebec where this box and the promotion was launched in 1967. The box is a centre piece for any Wade Red Rose Tea collector.
The true routes in the history of this long lived promotion. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Sculptures & Figurines". The seller is "juniorhky" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.