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#TOP001 - Sun-Ray Cigar Poster

Large vintage 17" wide paper poster for Sun-Ray Cigars. Fancy name on sunburst background. Unused stock found in the warehouse. Circa 1930s. Nice condition.

 

$2.50



#SP058 - Beautiful Old Reading Pilsner Beer Full Pack of Front Cover Striker Matches
Vintage standard size pack of front cover striker matches. Fantastic graphic. These go back to around the 1930s and feature a double image of Gus who was the Reading Beer mascot.  These are rare indeed. Very few have ever been found. One side says "Old Reading PIlsner Beer Brewed and Bottled by The Old Reading Brewery, Inc. Reading, Penna." The other side says "Keep Smiling Nick Bereschak" who was a beer distributor in Pennsylvania. Unused old stock.
 

$2.00



#TOP007 - Buckeye Chewing Tobacco Bag
Vintage 7 1/4" tall paper Buckeye Mellow Chewing tobacco Bag. Nice graphics. Circa 1930s. These are unused old stock that came from the Weisert Tobacco Company in St. Louis, MO. Excellent condition.
 

$0.75



#TOP009 - Crooks Rum & Honey Cigar Box

Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Both sides of the box are pictured. Vintage 5 1/2" tall (when folded together) empty Crooks Rum & Honey 6¢ cigar box. These are very brightly colored and picture a bumble bee and a keg of rum on both sides. Says "Cured in Rum Flavored with Honey" "Wolf Bros. Cigar Co. Red Lion, PA." The bottom says "The ordinary retail price of the cigars contained herein.... is intended by the manufacturer to be more than 4¢  and not more than 6¢ each". Unused old stock found at the plant Red Lion, PA. Circa 1930/40s. These are great for the country store collector. Put 5 cigars in them and make a nice display item. Folded flat. Excellent unused condition.

 

$1.00



#TM101 - Full Unused Pack Front Cover Striker WWII Era Fort Bragg Army Special Services Matches
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Both sides pictured. Vintage unused pack of front cover striker WWII Era Fort Bragg Army Special Services Matches. Says "Recreation-Entertainment Morale" on the top. Special Services is the entertainment branch of the military that was formed in 1942 to entertain the troops. Perfect unused condition.
 

$1.50



#NE020 - Tobacco Cone Picturing Black Native
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 12" tall folded flat cones that were used to scoop tobacco. These are old unused stock that were found in Amsterdam, Holland. Circa 1940s. Pictures smoking black native. Excellent unused condition.
 

$1.50



#TM104 - Full Oversize Unused Pack Front Cover Striker Detroit Metal Spinning Co. Match Pack
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image of the pack open and closed. The reverse is nearly identical to the front. Vintage unused large 3" wide pack of front cover striker Detroit Metal Spinning Co. matches with 40 matches. These are from around 1950, and are from Detroit, MI. Perfect unused condition other than very slight typical rust on the staples. They came from the estate of the late Larry "The Bottleman" Johnson, who was a friend. Larry was a picker his whole life, and he will be missed by the antique community.
 

$1.00



#PINUP064 - Pinup Matchbook from the Zig Zag Tavern - Mob - Cheryl Tiegs
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage full front cover striker pinup matchbook. Reverse says "Al Soldano's Zig Zag Tavern" "Calumet City, ILL". 1960s. My phones facial recognition says this is Cheryl Tiegs. A very young looking Cheryl Tiegs at that. The owner, Al Sodano was reputedly a mobster. Excellent unused condition.
 

$1.50



#SIGN065 - Seven Seas Pipe Tobacco Sign
14” wide paper sign advertising Seven Seas pipe tobacco. They used to post these kinds of signs in store windows. These are unused old stock from the defunct Weisert Tobacco Co. in St. Louis, MO. They are in great unused condition and circa 1940s.
 

$4.50



#TOP021 - Master Carton for Insert Tobacco Tins
Vintage 9" tall unused cardboard master carton. Pictures Insert Tobacco tins on the sides and says they were made to contain one dozen of the 5¢ size. Marked "John Weisert Tobacco Co. St. Louis, MO". Empty and folded flat. They have perforations so the box could be split into two counter displays, Somehow the contents of this defunct factory ended up at an auction house in Felicity, Ohio a number of years ago. We bought most of it, but it ended up burning in our warehouse fire a few years ago. We still had a small stack of these sitting around the house.
 

$1.50



#TOP003 - Scarce Early Stag Tobacco Tag
Vintage 5/8" wide tobacco tag with an embossed stag on it. This is the very old heavily embossed style with no writing on it. I haven't seen many of these around for many years. Circa 1900s. They retail for around $5 in this kind of condition. They are tarnished from age, but in better than average condition for tags from this time period.
 

$1.00



#TM102 - Full Unused Pack Front Cover Striker Marlboro Cigarettes Matches
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Both sides pictured. Vintage unused pack of front cover striker Marlboro Matches. These are from around 1960. Perfect unused condition other than slight rust on the staples.
 

$1.00



#TOP037 - Early 1900s Leather House of Crane Cigar Leather Change Purse Giveaway
VIntage 2 3/4" wide carved leather coin purse. They are all leather with a metal snap. They say "If It Comes From The House of Crane It's A Good Cigar" in raised letters. I believe these are the only example known and were found at the Crane warehouse many years ago. Nice unusual and early advertising piece. They are circa 1900. They are in amazing condition for their age. They are slightly curled from laying in the same position all those years. I wouldn't try to open the old snap with old leather. These came from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist.
 

$6.00



#TOP078 - Group of 4 Nelson's Fine Cigar Clippings Bag - Norwich, NY
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image including the 1929 cigar manufacturer registry sheet. You get 4 for $2 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage 7" tall paper bag that says "Nelson's Fine Cigar Clippings" "Put up in Union Factory Not Trust Goods". There was also a certificate of registry with them showing they were made in 1929 at the plant in Norwich, NY. They are in excellent unused condition.
 

$2.00



#PINUP057 - Pinup Matchbook from the Zig Zag Tavern - Mob
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage full front cover striker pinup matchbook. Reverse says "Al Soldano's Zig Zag Tavern" "Calumet City, ILL". 1960s. The owner, Al Sodano was reputedly a mobster. Excellent unused condition.
 

$1.00



#SIGN022 - Group of 12 Cigarette Machine Signs
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image.  The mix in the picture is typical, but they will vary.  All major name brands. You get 12 for $3.00 (that's 25¢ each). Vintage plastic signs that went in the front of cigarette vending machines. Found a whole box of them in an old vending place. There are a lot of different ones. Looks like most are from the 1980s. Some are older. Average size is about 2" tall. Shapes vary.
 

$3.00



#TOP060 - Union Workman Free Sample Tobacco Bag
Vintage 7" thick paper free sample tobacco bags. These are old unused Scotten Dillon Company stock from the 1930s or earlier. Both sides are pictured. One side says "Union Workman Large Size Chewing Tobacco Scotten, Dillon Detroit". The other side says "Free Sample" "Not to be Sold. Excellent condition.
 

$1.00



#TOP079 - Group of 4 Wheeler's Sweet Cigar Clippings Bag - Norwich, NY
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 4 for $2 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage 7" tall paper bag that says "Wheeler's Sweet Cigar Clippings" "For Smoking and Chewing Frank O. Wheeler Norwich, NY". These are from the late 1920s. They are in excellent unused condition.
 

$2.00



#TOP004 - Star Tobacco Tag
Vintage 7/8" across tin tobacco tag shaped like a star. Circa 1910s. They show some aging, but are in good shape. Was a major brand back in the day.
 

$0.75



#TOP005 - Taylor Bros. 48 Tobacco Tag
Vintage 3/4" diameter tin tobacco tag marked Taylor Bros. 48 Winston-Salem N.C. Circa 1920s. They show typical aging, but are in above average condition. Neat lettering.
 

$0.75



#ZZZ005 - 1917 Cancelled House of Crane Cigars Check
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage cancelled House of Crane Cigar check. Checks have a real "E. E. Crane" signature on them. They feature the crane on a signpost logo. Nice shape. All are dated 1917 give or take a year or two. These were found at the company warehouse many years ago.
 

$0.50



#TOP014 - Buck Wheat Bright Tobacco Bag
Vintage 5 1/4" tall bag that says Buck Wheat Bright Fine-Cut Scotten, Dillon Company Detroit, MI. This is part of the items that came out of the Scotten Dillon warehouse a number of years ago. This is not a real common one and they are in excellent condition. Circa 1920s. These were bags that Scotten Dillon would supply tobacco bag stores with to put tobacco in when they sold it.
 

$0.50



#TOP030 - 93 Brand Cigar Cuttings Tobacco Bag - John Weisert
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 7" tall paper bag that says "93 Cigar Cuttings" "Absolutely Pure Cigar Cuttings" "Made by John Weisert Tobacco Co. St. Louis, MO. This is part of the items that came out of the John Weisert warehouse in St. Louis, MO a number of years ago. They are in excellent unused condition. Circa 1930s.
 

$0.50



#TOP010 - Uncle Willie Perfecto Cigar Pack

Vintage 5 1/2" tall empty Uncle Willie Perfecto Cigar pack/box. These are brightly colored and picture a large Uncle Willie logo front and back. The bottom says "The ordinary retail price of the cigars contained herein.... is intended by the manufacturer to be more than 4¢  and not more than 6¢ each" "T. E. Brooks & Co. Red Lion, PA" "5 Cigars" . Unused old stock found at the plant Red Lion, PA. Circa 1930/40s when cigars were still a nickel. These are great for the country store collector. Put 5 cigars in them and make a nice display item.

 

$0.75

 
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