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Cigarette Roller and Papers

From the Collection of Anglesea and District Historical Society 5B McMillan Street Anglesea Victoria

WW2 era Austrian metal cigarette rolling machine "RAPID" circa 1940s.
This machine is designed to roll tobacco into individual cigarettes using cigarette papers.
This item is a white metal box which opens up and on the inside has a cloth rolling mechanism.
A cardboard container with 50 gummed papers is also included.
H2cm W9cm D8cm
Object Registration
smoking, cigarettes, tally-ho
When Made
Made By
Imperial Tobacco (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Top: 1. "RAPID" - etched on top. Etched pattern in middle of top / 2. TALLY HO - 50 GUMMED Cigarette Papers.
Bottom: TALLY-HO 50 GUMMED PAPERS / Made in Australia D10139.
Inside: The individual papers herein have specially cut corners for your convenience / Make it a rule - use Tally-Ho
Last updated
17 Sep 2019 at 5:32PM