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VINTAGE TOBACCO TIN

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This vintage metal tobacco container measures approx. 5" in height. Hinged top is intact and seals down. Not sure of the age of this item, but would guess it dates back to the 50's or earlier (perhaps even the 20's). The bottom of the tin is stamped "Velvet" . The side is marked "MANUFACTURED BY LIGGETT MYERS INCORPORATED    St. Louis, MO    Reg. U.S. Pat. Off - Made in USA. The motto on the can states "Spend the rest of your life on Velvet" "Made from the best sun-ripened Kentucky burley tobacco ages to mellow perfection in nature's slow but sure way".

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