Advertising Pocket Cigar Box for the Illinois Automobile Club, Please read the full description, This one is extremely unusual, box is 5” by 3 1/2” by 3/4” in MINT condition. Apparently a promotional item. Originally held 5 cigars, made at factory No. 505 District of Wisconsin. The Red Triangle with “Hole in the Head” inscribed within is possibly the distributor. No evidence of ever having a tax stamp. Circa 1930. See photos
Box will be shrink wrapped for protection. This is part of a large cigar advertising collection of tins and boxes. See last photo showing some but not all.
At Drury House Antiques we are offering over 500 Original Advertising Tins & Signs, Over 100 Advertising Signs,150 Tobacco Tins, 25 Cigar tins and Boxes, 32 Coffee tins & Tea Tins & 30 Wood Advertising Boxes, Advertising Clocks and Hand Held Advertising Fans Listed for sale. The VALUE in advertising items is CONDITION, CONDITION, CONDITION. We only sell pristine, original, excellent quality advertising items priced well below the book and wholesale price. We can combine insured shipping when possible to save you even more money.
These small pocket size advertising cigar boxes did not have a strong survival rate and were considered disposable. Unlike the tin pockets one which had a secondary use for storing household and garage items. It is rare to find any of the cardboard pocket cigar boxes in this good condition.
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All items at Drury House Antiques are available to purchase, unless they are marked Sold or Sale Pending