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    Posted 11 years ago

    Trenchartman
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    Here is a old Union Leader Tobacco Tin I picked up at a garage sale over the weekend. The lithograph is in great condition he reminds me of Uncle Sam. Great piece of Americana.

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    Comments

    1. officialfuel officialfuel, 11 years ago
      Nice pick Trenchartman!
    2. vintagemad vintagemad, 11 years ago
      Wow much nicer then the one I found:)
    3. Gerard, 11 years ago
      The earlier “Union Leader” have “Uncle Sam” before the “Eagle” type. The Uncle Sam variation should not to be confused with the actual “Uncle Sam Brand” see link: http://www.mygerardinc.com/images/vtins/stu/u/unclesam.jpg
      Some of the Uncle Sam’s were wider than the normal pocket size like this one..

      There are “Free Sample” and “Complementary” version of the Eagle type, which are uncommon. There is a rare Eagle version with a hand holding a pipe on the backside.
      This rare one is very elusive since the front of it looks just like all the rest of the Eagle type. One of these days I will have the Union Leader page set up on my website at:
      http://www.mygerardinc.com/index.html

    4. Gerard, 11 years ago
      OK the Union Leader pocke tin page is up on my website at: http://www.mygerardinc.com/avunion.html

      more tins at: http://www.mygerardinc.com/index.html
    5. flickerpicker23, 10 years ago
      I just sold one of these on ebay for 73 dollars and I bought it for 8 dollars
    6. frogr2, 9 years ago
      seems like prices of tobacco tins on ebay is on the rise going up
    7. paulmartin paulmartin, 7 years ago
      Cool tin!

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