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    Posted 9 years ago

    negables7
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    i have got a ogdens tabbaco tin i found it in a one hundred or two hundred year old cabin whats the age its a neat peice still in ok condtion probley not worth much but i like it just because its unique and old and it was a specail find

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    1. antiquetobacco, 9 years ago
      Ogden's Tobacco company was started in England in 1860, was bought by American Tobacco Company in 1901, and was then later sold to Imperial Tobacco Co. in 1902.

      The company produced a number of different brands over this time and I'm unaware of a resource where you can determine dates for individual brands. Additionally, even after it was acquired by the larger companies Ogden's name still appears to even later dates. Without extensive study of old newspaper ads to see when brands were being heavily promoted it would be difficult to date a tin exactly, except in cases where the tax stamp is still attached.

      For more information on antique tobacco tins and tobacciana check out my website at http://AntiqueTobacco.com

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