SOLD! for $660.00.
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Six (6) advertising tobacco tins, including Sweet Mist, Sweet Burley. 1st-2nd items: Two rectangular Sweet Mist paper tobacco tins reading: Sweet Mist Chewing Tobacco Manufactured By Scotten Dillon Company Detriot, Mich., around image of three children playing by a fountain against a yellow ground, front and back of tins, with hinged lids. 10 3/4" H x 8 1/8" W x 6 3/8" D. 3rd-4th items: Two cylindrical Sweet Burley tobacco tins reading: Sweet Burley Tobacco, one labeled Light against a yellow ground, one labeled Dark against a red ground, both with images of wax tobacco wrappers, opposite sides. Both with square hinged lids. 11 1/2" H x 8 3/8" dia. 5th item: Beech-Nut store counter tobacco tin reading: We keep it Fresh Beech-Nut Chewing Tobacco Quality Made It Famous, against light blue ground on hinged lid and front, with images of wax tobacco wrappers, left, front, and right sides of tin. 8 3/4" H x 10" W x 8 1/2" D. 6th item: Round Sweet Burley tobacco tin reading: One Pound Full Weight Light Sweet Burley Fine Cut Tobacco, against light yellow ground, surface of lid. 2 1/8" H x 8 1/4" W. 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: 5" crack, lower left if one of the tins. 4 1/2" x 6" area of rubbing, top left of back and top right side of one of the tins. Brown stains, surface of tins. Areas of loss to paper, largest 10 1/8", surface and edges of tins. Foxing spots, largest 1/4", top quadrant of one of the tins. White paint marks, largest 5/8", surface of one of the tins. 3rd-4th items: Uneven bottom, "Dark" tin. Areas of loss, scratches, largest 2 3/4", surface of tins. White paint marks, 1 1/2", surface of "Light" tin. Hinge lid does not close all of the way due to bends in metal on lid and top of tin. 5th item: 2 3/4" x 5/8" area of craquelure, staining, top right of lid. Areas of fading, largest 1", left side of tin. Fading, surface of lid and front side of tin. Dampstaining, largest 4 3/4" x 5", front side of tin. Fading spots, largest 3 1/2" x 5 1/2", surface of tin. 6th item: Areas of loss, rust, largest 1", surface of lid. Scratches, surface of lid.