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Tobacco tin

Description

Tobacco tin, tall oval shape with hinged lid. Half and Half brand tobacco. Partially used tin contains original paper bag filled with tobacco leaves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"ROLL CUT TOBACCO/HALF AND/A CARGO/OF/Contentment/IN THE/BOWL OF ANY PIPE" (Printed in black, blue, red, and gold text on green, white and black ground.)
"FACTORY NO 1 DIST. OF VA./NOTICE-THE MANUFACTURER OF THIS TOBACCO/HAS COMPLIED WITH ALL THE REQUIREMENTS OF/LAW. EVERY PERSON IS CAUTIONED UNDER THE/PENALTIES OF LAW NOT TO USE THIS PACKAGE/FOR TOBACCO AGAIN." (Black text on green ground)
"GUARANTEED BY/The American Tobacco Company/INCORPORATED/WHICH MEANS THAT IF THIS PACKAGE FOR/ANY REASON IS UNSATISFACTORY YOU CAN GET/YOUR MONEY BACK FROM THE DEALER." (Printed in blue on black ground)
"patented telescope tin./The tin gets smaller and/smaller as you use the to-/bacco. Tobacco is always/on top-easy to reach./A Cargo of Contentment/in the bowl of any pipe." (Printed in black on gold ground. )
"PATENTED JULY 22, 1930/NO. 1,770,920" (Stamped)
"2/OUNCES/TOBACCO/2/U.S.INT.REV/SERIES III/ACT OF FEB.26.19_6/TAX PD. STAMP" (Black text printed on blue paper label)
"Half and Half rolls easily--/makes a smooth, fragrant/cigarette." (Black text on silver ground)
Material
tin (metal)
tobacco (material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Box, Tobacco
tin (metal)
tobacco (material)
tobacco boxes
Dimensions
3 x 2 3/4 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3511
GUSN
241377

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