This old vertical pocket tin is a Velvet Pipe & Cigarette Tobacco tin. This tin has the shield design. The shield has three segments with a pipe in the center, a lit cigarette at the bottom and the smoke rising in the top panel. The tin is a rich, maroon red which didn’t photograph well. The back tells of the quality of the tobacco. This was manufactured by the Liggett & Meyers Tobacco Co. Across the lid and down the sides is the tax label which I believe is the two ounce, 1910 label. On the bottom is a striker for matches.
The empty tin measures about 4 3/8” by 3” by 15/16” and is in nice condition with good color and gloss and minor wear. It has some light scratch and rub wear and minor dents. Something has been written in pencil across the tax stamp.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
Don't forget to check out the other antique and collectible advertising items in our shop!
This will be shipped by USPS First Class Mail. Foreign shipping will be determined by the receiving country. Please read our home page regarding payment options and shipping policies. Thank you.
Vintage Vertical Velvet Pipe and Cigarette Tobacco Tin