"I know the pins were used back when I worked in a local Hospital Laundry. We had mesh bags we used for various things and these pins held the bags closed during washing and drying. Now the wooden tag? My "guess"wold be yes, simply because…"
"A second Komag zigarettenpapier bakelite holder in red bakelite sold for 60 Euros on ebay recently. The holder acquired 16 bids and unfortunately sold to another bidder. At the same time, I managed to acquire a example of the Bambu style tin circa…"
I'm a active collector of cigarette paper tins. You folks probably remember the Steel case that E-Z Wider put out in the 1960's and 1970's, but they have been produced for many years. This is certainly a un-researched area of collecting. I'm constantly running into previously unknown holders, yet some I have located only in pictures. My search will continue, and any help will be appreciated.Here's a recent discovery made in Germany...…See More
Surgeon General's Warning: Joining this club could drastically increase the likelihood that you will buy more tobacciana. If you do smoke please do so responsibly, by saving all of your packaging etc. for future Tobacciana collectors to unearth...See More
"Many early U.S. tokens were made featuring the swastika, which denoted "luck". At the four openings, other symbols were used like a wishbone and clover. It took something as bad as the Nazi Party to change our viewpoint."
"I believe they were issued with a cardboard to hold them as a premium by Shell Gas stations. they were being given out in the mid 1960's if memory serves me correct. Judging by the condition, value would be minimal. Maybe 50c apiece at a…"
"At that time, being a sailor was a life style for sure. It meant much more than it does today, and even today's sailor's are away for long periods of time. It may be base metal and in rough shape, but the history in it make this piece for…"
"My search continues, my latest addition is this Ekpyrose tin issued in 1935 for the 25th anniversary of a Sports Casino in or near Dresden, Germany. Three different varieties exist of this tin. one has a antique plane replacing the…"
I just saw this online, but the sale was long over. This tin looks to be of fairly recent vintage, and was put out by Camel cigarettes. I don't think Camel ever produced cigarette papers, but I could be wrong. If anyone has a lead to getting out of these tin's, please let me know, thanks!See More
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