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    Early 20th Century Helmar, Hassan, Turkey Red, Mecca, Murad Cigarettes Plus Others Tobacco Box Collection (14) - Some With Cigarettes. Offered is a gallery of fourteen two-part or sliding try & shell style tobacco boxes from the early 20th Century. Brands represented include: Egyptienne Straights Cigarettes, Hassan, Helmar (4 Boxes, one is still sealed!), Mecca, Murad Turkish Cigarette (2), Ramleh, Turkish Cigarettes, Turkish Trophies (2 Different, One with paper ad for T222 Baseball photos) and Turkey Red Cigarettes. This is a very colorful selection and a wonderful glimpse into the past. See our web site for a detailed list of the contents of this collection.

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    Includes:

    Egyptienne Straights Cigarettes - Two piece box, 2-1/4" x 2-7/8" x 5/8." Taped tax stamp, cover missing side panel (GD);

    Hassan
    - Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x 3/8." June 19, 1911 tax stamp overprint. (VG);


    Helmar Cigarettes
    - Foil & wax paper liners and two cigarettes inside. Two piece box, 2-1/4" x 2-7/8" x 5/8." Label intact at one side (EX);
    Helmar Cigarettes - SEALED!  Never opened. Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x ¾." (NM);

    Helmar Cigarettes - Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x ¾." Empty. (EX/MT);
    Helmar Cigarettes
    - Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x ¾." With New York tax stamp (EX/MT);


    Mecca Cigarettes
    - Full 10-count pack! Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x 3/8." Ink on cover, December 9, 1910 tax stamp overprint (GD);


    Murad Turkish Cigarette
    - Five cigarettes inside. Two piece box, 2-1/4" x 2-7/8" x 5/8." Label intact at one side (EX+);
    Murad Turkish Cigarette - Two piece, 2-1/4" x 2-7/8" x 5/8." Opens to show inner lining material, label open both sides (VG);
    Murad Turkish Cigarette - Full 20-count pack! Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x ¾." Tax stamp partially missing (EX/MT);


    Ramleh Turkish Cigarettes
    - Two piece box, 2-1/4" x 2-7/8" x 5/8." Open and empty (VG+);

    Turkey Red Cigarettes
    - Two piece box, 2-1/4" x 2-7/8" x 5/8." Open and empty, two small holes in botom (GD);

    Turkish Trophies - With ad for T222 Baseball Players and inner paper band. Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x 3/8." Corner splits (GD+);
    Plain End Turkish Trophies Cigarettes - Two piece box, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8" x 3/8." Silver liner paper inside (EX/MT);



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    August, 2015
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