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 an early Richmond Straight Cut Cigarette Self Framed Tin Sign from the Allen and Ginter Company, which was based in Richmond, VA. The company was later bought by the American Tobacco Company. This sign features two small holes designed to hold a string for hanging purposes. Circa 1900.