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Tin

From the Collection of Mont De Lancey 71 Wellington Road Wandin North Victoria

Description
Rectangular, red cigarette tin with hinged lid edged in gold colour, with the company logo in the centre.
The tin contains three small rectangular, cardboard picture cards with the image and name of a boat, a coat, and a goat, as well as three matching word labels.
Size
9 cm. L. X 7.5 cm. W. X 1.5 cm. H.
Object Registration
3336
Keywords
cigarettte containers, smoking equipment
Made By
Carreras Limited. Arcadia Works (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
On lid: "Cork Tipped" and "Trade mark" with "Craven "A" " printed in black and gold lettering inside a white oval edged in gold. The Trade Mark oval is surmounted by the top half of a black cat.
Under the oval shape: "Virginia Cigarettes" printed in white lettering.
Inside the lid: "CRAVEN "A" Cork Tipped Virginia Cigarettes are made from fine imported matured Virginia Tobacco guaranteed pure and absolutely free from adulteration of any kind. WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR THROAT". "CARRERAS LIMITED ARCADIA WORKS".
Last updated
18 Jan 2020 at 10:32PM