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    Posted 4 years ago

    vintagelamp
    (1006 items)

    City Club Crushed Cubes Pocket Tobacco Tin

    This tin is different from most of the City Club pocket tins in that is is smaller than most pocket tins. It stands a 3.5 inches tall. There is a Union Made label on the bottom of the tin.

    "Strater Brothers Tobacco Co Brand.
    Burley Tobacco Co
    Incorporated
    Louisville Kentucky "

    I found this in a local shop.

    The ad is from The Saturday Evening Post July 5, 1913. You could purchase two ten-cent tins for 16 cents worth of stamps.
    Last photo is a picture of relatives in Georgia drying tobacco from their fields.

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    Comments

    1. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      This has some great graphics. Any idea of age?
    2. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      Caperkid, I just added an ad from 1913. Thank you!
    3. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Wow nice shape for the age. These pocket tins are my favourite type of tins.
    4. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      Caperkid, There is a place near me that has thousands of pocket tins. Some are expensive but he has everything!
      It is called YSI in Youngwood, PA
      http://www.ysiantiquesandcollectibles.com/
    5. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the link. Love the white manor tin at the store.
    6. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      Caper, Saw that today and held it in my hand! This is where I got my VERY rare Ski-Hi cigar tin.
      http://cf.collectorsweekly.com/stories/BG4b0BlQKX1GigN0KVFkmw.jpg
    7. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Very nice. One of my fav American tins is the Times square tin. Or trout line tin, try hard to stick to Canadian ones but sometimes I can't help myself.
    8. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      Caper, Funny you should say that. I have it and posted previously.
      http://cf.collectorsweekly.com/stories/Y0igJwKERNO07-2Ft1wrQQ.jpg
    9. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Here the holy grail is the torpedo pocket tin rock city tobacco early 1900,s in good shape 10000$ If you have not seen one check it out.
    10. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Wonderful Burley tin! My family has certainly grown our share of Burley back in the day. I haven't worked in the Burley fields since the 1980's and I definitely don't miss it:)
    11. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      jscott, I remember relatives in Georgia hanging tobacco to dry. One of my earliest memories
    12. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      jscott, See last photo of my relatives in Georgia with tobacco.

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