Here’s an amazing reverse on glass sign for the General Arthur brand of ten cents cigars. Look closely, and you might recognize the image of the man, it is President Chester Arthur, 21st President of the United States. Using historical or well known political figures to help sell products was a practice alive and well…Details
Featured is a beautiful general store tin shelf cannister from the Ojibwa brand of tobacco. Ojibwa was one of the larger selling tobacco cut plug brands sold by the Scott Dillon Tobacco Company, which was based in Detroit, Michigan. This can is circa 1920, and would have held 48 individual sale packets of their fine cut tobacco brand.