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Canadian Tobacco Tins Part 3: MacDonald Tobacco Company

Canadian Tobacco Tins Part 3: W.C. MacDonald Tobacco Company Click here to read Part 1: Imperial Tobacco Company, Part 2: Rock City Tobacco Company Although many others existed, there were four major tobacco companies active in Canada during the period most collectable tobacco tins were made. These tins are an integral part of the hobby and tins manufactured by the Canadian major tobacco companies... Read more »

Canadian Tobacco Tins Part 2: Rock City Tobacco Company

Canadian Tobacco Tins Part 2: Rock City Tobacco Company Click here to read Part 1: Imperial Tobacco Company Although many others existed, there were four major tobacco companies active in Canada during the period most collectible tobacco tins were made. These tins are an integral part of the hobby and tins manufactured by the Canadian major tobacco companies: Imperial, Rock City, Tucketts, and Mac... Read more »

Canadian Tobacco Tins Part 1: Imperial Tobacco

Canadian Tobacco Tins Part 1: Imperial Tobacco Co. Although many others existed, there were four major tobacco companies active in Canada during the period most collectable tobacco tins were made. These tins are an integral part of the hobby and tins manufactured by the Canadian major tobacco companies: Imperial, Rock City, Tucketts, and Macdonald are featured in countless tin collections. Imperia... Read more »

Lucky Strike History

Lucky Strike History           Lucky Strike is one of the most well known tobacco and cigarette brands in the world and was extremely popular in the United States, especially from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. Many people don’t know that Lucky Strike was first introduced as a cut plug chewing tobacco and not as a cigarette in 1871 by the R.A. Patterson Tobacco Company based in Richmond, Virginia. The ... Read more »

Roly Poly Tin History and Guide

Roly Poly Tins (The Little Round People) One of the most novel and among the most collectable of all tobacco tins is a series of six little people known to collectors and “Roly Polys”. Each of these little characters is 7 inches tall, by 6 inches in diameter at the widest point. Each is multicolored and carefully lithographed. They were manufactured by combining 3 pieces of metal, two of which wer... Read more »