Dating tobacco tins
(Note: In our time of nostalgia advertising- this may not be entirely applicable, but other clues will provide more identification information.) The construction of your tin may also provide clues to its age.
Many tins marked with this usually have a date associated with its issuance.
Addresses on tins can often be linked to a time period, even down to the exact year, if you use an old city directory or telephone book.