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    Posted 7 years ago

    Ted_Straub
    (774 items)

    Though these are not really that old, they still are of great interest with their design and graphics.

    I obtained the mirror at an auction 1n 2011, and the tin from a cigar store as one of their discards back in the 70s.

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    1. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 3 years ago
      Hi, aghcollect…. appreciate your love of this mirror and tin!
    2. mareredware mareredware, 3 years ago
      Dad smoked 'em! Many hate the smell of cigar smoke. Not me..brings my dad to mind. thanks for sharing the containers.
    3. mareredware mareredware, 3 years ago
      container and mirror.
    4. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 3 years ago
      Thank you, mareredware for both the love of these items and for your most appreciated comments. Yes, my Dad smoked cigars, too, and I occasionally go in for a stogie. I find the aroma of cigars to be nostalgic, too!

      I am happy that you like the container and the mirror…it is good to share such things!
    5. mp.kunst mp.kunst, 9 days ago
      You may be interested, but the image on the mirror is a copy of a painting by the Dutch painter Rembrandt.
    6. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 9 days ago
      Good evening mp.kunst... I was aware of that as I have an interest in art.

      With the cigars being named after a famous painting, I suppose that we can say in this case, at least, that "Life imitates Art" ????

      Thank you for both your keen observation, and for your illuminating input.

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