Historical information

Such dispensers were sold in tobacconist and gift shops as everyday household novelty items.


The dispenser links the role of a Myrtleford tobacconist and hairdresser to the local tobacco industry organization, the Tobacco Company of Victoria Ltd., who housed the item after closure of his business in 1976.

Physical description

Brown and cream coloured bakelite cigarette dispenser, incorporating shape of a kookabura.

Inscriptions & markings

Upright shape of a kookabura at one end of the dispenser.