Century Tobacco Box: Very early, 2-ps. cardboard store box for Lorillard Co.’s Century brand tobacco, w/ stunning, beautiful multi-color stone litho label inside (Major & Knap Lithographers, 1867 copyright). Inside label measures 8 x 10 and is clean, bright and excellent overall (C. 8.5/+); outer box is decent, w/ some typical, minor light expected wear and some darkening/light soiling on top of outer lid (base C. 8/+; top of lid C. 7+). Note: lid has had a little very well-done professional reinforcement done (by conservator) along outer top and side edges of lid aprons.
Size: 10 x 8 x 4-7/8
Date of Sale: 3/23/12
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