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    19th & 20th Century Vintage Tobacco Pack, Pouch and Boxes (27) - An Instant Collection! Venture outside the world of tobacco cards and one is treated to the colorful and historic world of tobacco packaging. Offered is an instant collection dating back to the 1890's. The brands will be familiar to any tobacco card hobbyist. Brands represented include: Cycle Cigarettes (4 Items), Drum Granulated Smoking Tobacco, Drum Cigarettes, El Principe De Gales, Fez Cork Tip (2 Items), Hustler Little Cigars (2 Items), Mentor Cigarettes, Piedmont, Recruit Little Cigars (4 Items), Sovereign (2 Items) and Sub-Rosa Cigarros (2 Items). These pieces are being sold for association purposes, a couple have a confirmed date to the date of issue card promotions. See our web site for a detailed list of the contents of this collection.

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    Cycle Cigarettes (2) - Two 20-count pack outer shell pieces. One yellow, one light blue.  Both unglued. (Both FR);  
    Cycle Cigarettes - 10-count pack.  Looks compete but has fallen apart (VR PR);  
    Cycle Cigarettes - 10-count pack.  Has June 1, 1896 overprint on tax stamp (FR);  

    Drum Granulated Smoking Tobacco Pouch
    - Circa 1890's (EX);  
    Drum Cigarettes - 20-count pack, just outer shell. Portions missing. (VR PR);  

    El Principe De Gales
    - Two piece box with Feb. 8, 1909 overprint on tax stamp (VG/EX);  

    Fez Cork Tip (2)
    - One incomplete box, one front panel (INC);  

    Hustler Little Cigars
    -10-count tray & Shell pack. Missing tax stamp and some surface loss (GD);   
    Hustler Little Cigars -10-count tray & Shell pack. Tax stamp has May 1, 1910 overprint (GD);  

    Mentor Cigarettes
    - Partial outer shell of 20-count pack (INC);  

    - 10-Count pack with 1910 tax stamp but no date overprint (GD);  

    Recruit Little Cigars
    - Union soldier art. 10-count tray & shell pack. Inner tray incomplete, 1918 overprint tax stamp (FR);  
    Recruit Little Cigars - Union soldier art. 10-count tray & shell pack. Nov. 1, 1910 overprint tax stamp (FR);  
    Recruit Little Cigars - Marine art. 10-count tray & shell complete pack with six little cigars inside. January 1932 overprint tax stamp (EX/MT);  
    Recruit Little Cigars - Marine art. 10-count outer shell only. Flat, never circulated, moisture staining (VG+);  

    - 12-Count pack with 1927 tax overprint stamp (PR, taped repair);   
    Sovereign - Outer shell, flat. Tax stamp has June 1, 1904 date (VG);   

    Sub-Rosa Cigarros (2)
    - Two 2" x 3-1/8" x 3/4" packs. One is complete. Grade FR and GD with pencil;

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