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    19th Century "Mayo Cut Plug" Tobacco Tins and Pouch (4 Items). Mayo's Cut Plug Tobacco is best known as the brand on the very rare and coveted N300 Baseball cards series from 1895. The cards were circulated not in individual tobacco packs but loose inside the larger sized metal tins. With a large wire handle for carrying, the tins look very much like lunch boxes used generations later. Offered is a selection of four items: 1) Mayo Cut Plug 8" x 3-3/4" x 4-3/4" metal tin. There are minor areas of surface wear and a little dusty in the crevices. The inside metal shows oxidation but no rust. The lone rust is a small spot on the bottom. Partial tax stamp on left side. Overall, close to very-good+ condition; 2) A second Mayo Cut Plug 8" x 3-3/4" x 4-3/4" metal tin. There are very minor areas of surface wear. The inside metal shows oxidation and some areas have rust. Overall, excellent condition; 3) Mayo Cut Plug 6" x 3-3/4" x 2-3/4" metal tin. There are minor areas of surface wear and some areas of missing paint. The inside metal shows oxidation and some light rust. Partial tax stamp on left side. Overall, Very-good condition; 4) Mayo Cut Plug cloth tobacco pouch and string closure. Tax stamp remnants on left and right. Soiled but very-good condition.

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    August, 2015
    13th Thursday
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