Five (5) Sweet Cuba advertising tobacco tins. 1st-2nd items: Two cylindrical Sweet Cuba tobacco tins reading: Light Sweet Cuba Tobacco, one against cream and green ground, one against cream and brown ground, front and back of tins. Both with square hinged lids. 11 1/4" H x 8 1/2" dia. 3rd item: Sweet Cuba store counter tobacco tin reading: Sweet Cuba Fine Cut, surface of hinged lid with round wooden handle, with images of wax tobacco wrappers against yellow ground, front, left and right sides of tin. 8" H x 8" W x 11" D. 4th item: Rectangular Sweet Cuba paper tobacco tin reading: Sweet Cuba Fine Cut The Kind That Suits Spaulding & Merrick Branch of Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co. Chicago Illinois, around image of the Faro Castillo del Morro in Havana, Cuba on a yellow and green ground, front and back of tin, with hinged lid. Labeled American Can Co.. Pat. May 20, 1913, left side of tin. 11 1/2" H x 8 1/8" W x 6 1/4" D. 5th item: Round Sweet Cuba tobacco tin reading: One Pound-Full Weight. Light Sweet Cuba Fine Cut Tobacco, against green ground, surface of lid. 2 1/4" H x 8 1/4" dia. American, late 19th/early 20th century. Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Areas of rust, dents in varying degrees, surface of tins. 1st-2nd items: Areas of loss, scratches, largest 1", surface of tins. 2 1/2" area of light green paint, surface of green tin. Hinge lid does not close all of the way, brown tin. 3rd item: Areas of loss, scratches, largest 2 1/2", surface of tin. Hinge lid does not close all of the way due to bends of metal, left and right sides of tin. Wooden handle loose. 4th item: Brown stains, largest 10 1/2" x 3 1/2", surface of tin. Losses to paper, largest 2 1/2", edges of tin. Hinge lid does not close all of the way. 5th item: Five perforation holes, fours sides of lid. Areas of loss, scratches, largest 1", surface of lid. Lid does not close all of the way due to bends in metal.
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