Century Chewing Tobacco Box: Outstanding, very early, cardboard store display box for Lorillard Co.’s Century brand tobacco (originally held 6 dozen packs) featuring stunning multi-color label on inside attached lid (1864 dated label by Major & Knapp Litho., New York). Inside label is clean, bright and exceptionally nice (a strong C.8.5/+); outer box also quite nice (C. 8/+) w/ exception of strip of paper loss along backside edge of lid.
Size: 12 x 10.5 x 8 (as shown), 8 x 10.25 x 4-7/8 (lid closed)
Date of Sale: 11/30/12
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