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Cigarette canister

Object Number: 
2002.1.2920
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A small tin cigarette canister with a light blue paper label printed in navy blue, white and gold on the front with the words "Medium Strength/ Capstan/ Navy Cut Cigarettes/ W.D. & H.O. Wills./ Bristol & London./ 50 Cigarettes", and on the reverse "Every Genuine Capstan Navy Cut Cigarette bears the name W.D. & H.O. Wills." With a printed paper insert that was used to cover the cigarettes while packed.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group