Lighters and Matches
Vintage Cigar Boxes
It wasn’t until the Revenue Act of 1864 that all cigars were required to be packed in boxes, and in 1865, President Lincoln enacted a law that required they be packed in bundles of 25, 50, 100, or 250. Shortly thereafter, cigars became cheaper and more available, and many of the boxes that they came in are considered collectible items today. Although the majority of cigar boxes were made of wood, examples can be found in numerous other...