Two (2) smoking tobacco advertising signs. 1st item – Large Velvet tobacco porcelain sign, "The Smoothest Smoking Tobacco 10 cents" below a red container of Velvet tobacco. 29"W x 28"H. Early 20th century. 2nd item – Painted tin Model tobacco sign, "Did you say 10 cents? Model Smoking Tobacco". An older man in a white mustache smoking a pipe is on the right edge. 34"W x 11 3/8"H. Early 20th century. Provenance: Betty Irene Yates estate, Greeneville, TN. Condition: 1st item – losses around mounting holes near the edges of sign. Minimal loss to painted letters or graphics of tobacco container. Oxidation to areas verso. 2nd item – overall very good condition with one rust spot to outer edge of lower mounting hole on edge. Some rust/oxidation verso.
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