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#TOP019 - Yankee Girl Chewing Tobacco Bag
Vintage 7" tall bag that says "Yankee Girl Chewing Tobacco" "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 1940s. These were bags that Scotten Dillon would supply tobacco bag stores with to put tobacco in when they sold it.
$0.75



#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



#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



#PINUP058 - Signed Petty "Hot as a Firecracker" Pinup Matchbook from the Zig Zag Tavern - Mob
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image (both sides are shown in the picture). Vintage full front cover striker pinup matchbook. Nice pinup art says "Hot as a Firecracker" and has a "Petty" Signature. Reverse says "Al Soldano's Zig Zag Tavern" "Calumet City, ILL". 1960s. The owner, Al Sodano was reputedly a mobster. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#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



#TOP041 - Harp Cut Plug Cloth Tobacco Bag
Click the picture to see a more detailed large image. Vintage 7" tall Harp Cut Plug cloth tobacco bag. Marked "Harp Cut Plug Scotten, John Weisert Tob. Co. St. Louis". It has a red draw string and the reverse has the same image. Circa 1930. The are in excellent unused condition. They may need a little ironing to completely flatten back out. They came from the estate of friend and famous dealer, Bob Secrist.
$2.00



#PINUP057 - Four Different Pinup Matchbooks from the Zig Zag Tavern - Mob
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get all four different for $4 (that's $1.00). Vintage full front cover striker pinup matchbooks. Reverse says "Al Soldano's Zig Zag Tavern" "Calumet City, ILL". 1960s. The owner, Al Sodano was reputedly a mobster. Facial recognition on my phone says that the pinup in the lower right of the picture is Chery Tiegs. Maybe this is something she did before she was famous. She looks very young in the picture. Excellent unused condition.
$4.00



#PINUP060 - Signed Petty "I'm Lonesome" Pinup Matchbook from the Zig Zag Tavern - Mob
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image (both sides are shown in the picture). Vintage full front cover striker pinup matchbook. Nice pinup art says "Any Number I'm Lonesome" and has a "Petty" Signature. Reverse says "Al Soldano's Zig Zag Tavern" "Calumet City, ILL". 1960s. The owner, Al Sodano was reputedly a mobster. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#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



#TOP008 - Red Top Snuff Dispenser
Vintage large 11 3/4" tall cardboard dispenser for Red Top Snuff tins. Marked "Pearson's Red Top Snuff" "Byfield Snuff Co. Byfield, MA". The sides of the dispenser list their brands including "Red Cross" "Red Leader" "Scotch" "Red Top" etc. They have a tab at the top (not pictured) for hanging on a wall. You pulled a can of snuff out of the opening at the bottom and the next on rolled down. These are empty and unfolded. Old factory stock that was never used in near perfect condition. Circa 1920s or 30s.
$3.00



#TOP074 - 1950s Amber Cigarette Holder
Click the picture to see a larger more detail image. If you order more than one, you will get a mixture of the two sizes (both sizes are shown in the picture). Vintage  2 1/2" - 3" long hard plastic amber cigarette holders (almost all are 3" size are left).  I got these out of the defunct Pressner warehouse many many years ago where they had been sitting since around 1950. They are in excellent unused condition. Cigarette holders and novelties were popular during this early post war period.
$0.25



#TM100 - Full Unused Pack Front Cover Striker Doral Cigarette Matches
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Both sides pictured. Vintage unused pack of front cover striker Doral Cigarettes matches. Back has an ad for Doral luggage tags. 1970s. Perfect unused condition. Not real common.
$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



#TOP075 - Salem Cigarettes Advertising Promo Giveaway Game
Click the picture to see a larger more detail image. Salem Cigarette Game. Sealed 4" diameter container with water and cigarettes floating around. You have to wiggle the game back and forth to try to get the cigarettes back in the pack. These were a Salem promotional giveaway in the 1980s. We found these in a store way up north still in sealed cases. Excellent unused condition.
$1.50



#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



#BA137 - Cincinnati Bengals Matchpack with 1987 Season Schedule Inside
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 5" tall unused match pack with the matches removed to show the schedule. Marked "Cincinnati Bengals" on the outside. Marked "Noel's Plumbing Supply Cincinnati, Ohio" on the inside with the entire 1987 Bengals football schedule. We got these from a local collector. They are unused, and in excellent condition.
$0.75



#TOP044 - Lorillard Climax Tobacco Tag
VIntage 1/2" diameter Lorillard Climax tobacco tag. These were made around 1910. They show typical wear like the example in the picture. They came from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist.
$1.00

 
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