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Tintype: a cheaper way to print photographs, by developing them on a sheet of tin or iron -gives the photo a cheaper, lower-quality look to it also called ferrotype or stannotype
"Not on Your Tintype" an expression used in the early 1900's meaning; No way! ; Not a chance!
In Music Man, a musical set in 1912, the expression is used It is a line of Charlie Cowell- a traveling salesman who sells anvils Used when he is stating-to Marian Paroo- that he doesn't trust her, and would rather go tell someone else to spread the word and miss his train, than leave word with her