Tin: Tobacco

Imperial Tobacco Company of New Zealand Ltd
Production date
Early 20th Century
Rectangular product tin for "Bears" tobacco, produced by the Imperial Tobacco Company of New Zealand Ltd. Blue, with red foreground shield and white and black detail. Front faces have elephants head at centre of red shield, flanked top and bottom with "Bears" and "Smoking Tobacco Mild". Side faces have manufacturers information. Top has recessed, circular lid.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 196 x 108 x 168mm (7 11/16 x 4 1/4 x 6 5/8")
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Our tin has a 2 and a half vertical slit on the lid on right hand side for holding cigarette papers and a dimpled rectangular and a 1and a half x 1 inch (for striking wax matches)?

- Rodney Shotton

Posted on 02-10-2022 03:11:22

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