Historical information

W.D. & H.O. Wills remain one of the world's largest tobacco companies. This tin dates from the time smoking was an acceptable pastime, and many men preferred to "roll their own", using their preferred tobacco, rather than buy (the more expensive) ready-made cigarettes.



Physical description

Round tin with lid. In poor condition. Rusted.

Inscriptions & markings

Stamped on front: W.D.& H.O. Wills. Australia Ltd Sydney. Two four-pointed stars, one superimposed on the other. Trade Mark at top and bottom of stars. Stamped on back: Capstan Navy Cut Tobacco. Fine.