Lot 481    

Group of Tobacco Tins & Bags,
2007, Toy & Advertising Sale, Jan 26 & 27
lot of 55, includes a 1 pound cloth bag with chromolithographed illustrated paper label for Whale Smoking Tobacco with original tax stamp, ca 4" diameter x 7" high, PLUS George Washington Cut Plug tobacco tin, 5.25" diameter x 6" high, PLUS 28 embossed and colored leather tobacco premiums from various colleges in the U.S., 4 of which are still in original printed paper envelopes, including U. of Mich., U. of Va., Norwich U., 2 Cincinnati, Penn. State, Dartmouth, Mt. Union, 2 Princeton, Reserve, Baylor, Brown, Wash. & Lee, Syracuse, Fordham, 2 Ohio U., Rutgers, Rensselaer Polytech, Columbia, Standford, Vermont, 2 Fordham, 2 Amherst, U. of Maine, N.Y.U., Worcester, and many others including state seals, PLUS one felt miniature rug with Texas pennant, PLUS 2 state seals woven silk, PLUS 3 print cloth tobacco bags unused for Laredo Cut Plug, 4" x 6", PLUS printed paper envelope for miniature oriental rug premium, PLUS chromo tin for Hudson Bay Company Imperial Mixture tobacco, 3.25" diameter x 2" high, PLUS chromo tin for Yale Smoking Tobacco, 3.5" x 4.5" x 2.2" high, AND chromo box of Carter's Inky Racer, 2.75" x 1.5" x 3.25" high.

Condition:  
Label worn with losses; 2nd paint ca 90%; 3rd-49th VG to VG+; 50-55 only G.
Sold: $60.00
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
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<i>Christian Diehl</i> Beer Tray, <i>Dawn Of A New Era</i>,
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Aluminum <i>Winchester Western</i> Sign,
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<i>U.S. Automatic Pencil Sharpener</i>,
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<i>Pipo Balls</i> Table Tennis Ball Vending Machine,
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Maxfield Parrish <i>General Electric</i> Wooden Counter Display Figure,
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Sheet Steel <i>Structo, Deluxe Auto Builder</i>, Windup Roadster,
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Chromolithographed 1940's Card Stock Coca-Cola <i>A Great Drink With Food</i> Sign,
Lot # 532 - Chromolithographed 1940's Card Stock Coca-Cola A Great Drink With Food Sign,
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Lot # 488 - Rolly-Poly Brownie Chromolithographed Tobacco Tin, Storekeeper,
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Two Miniature <i>Steiff</i> Mohair Teddy Bears,
Lot # 192 - Two Miniature Steiff Mohair Teddy Bears,
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Cast Iron Four-Piece <i>Hubley</i> Pennsylvania Railroad Train,
Lot # 350 - Cast Iron Four-Piece Hubley Pennsylvania Railroad Train,
possibly a scarce variant of this train as Ralston 1994 lists this as No. 851 and records only painted finish, while this one is nickeled, but may simply be a oversight on Ralston's part, as the other cars are nickeled and listed as that under Ralston's variants. The locomotive is early wood-burning... > Item Details
Bisque <i>Kewpie</i> Doll,
Lot # 29 - Bisque Kewpie Doll,
signed on base of feet O'Neill with jointed arms, 5" tall. > Item Details
Four <i>Rabbit</i> Glass Candy Containers,
Lot # 160 - Four Rabbit Glass Candy Containers,
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Lon Keller Original Oil on Canvas Art Work for College Football Program,
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Early French Closed Mouth Socket Head, Shoulder Plate Fashion Doll,
Lot # 83 - Early French Closed Mouth Socket Head, Shoulder Plate Fashion Doll,
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Two Early Disney Donald Duck Toys,
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Lot # 483 - Cremo Cigar Tin Counter Top Humidor,
chromolithographed with wood-grained surface, cigar and Cremo/The World's Best Cigar on lid and other text on back and front with cigar bands at sides, 6" x 14" x 6" high. > Item Details
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