These pictured cans are good example of old shop display tins as these are sealed, with no contents. Some merchants in a local milk bar would display these items and reach for stock under counter to sell to costumer.
Most are embossed with EXY 22 into top or bottom…….
IXL was in Hobart & Sydney at one stage, H. Jones & Co Pty Ltd the makers.
- In 1891, Henry Jones est the company, “H. Jones & Company”.
- In 1974, Henry Jones IXL merged with Elders = Elders IXL
- In 1989, Henry Jones IXL was sold to J Schmucker Co USA.
- In 2004, Australian food co SPC Ardmona Ltd, bought IXL.
- In 2005, Coca-Cola Amatil bought SPC Ardmona
INXS the Australian band, had their named derived from brands like IXL’s “IXL in Everything” slogan