Featured here is a great image of the Old Virginia minstrel or quartet dance stage group. These characters are dressed for a play, and are surely characters in the play given their unusual dress or costumes. The Old Virginia Brand was one of the biggest selling tobacco brands for most of the 20th century era.Details
Featured is a beautiful tin can from the Sure Shot Chewing Tobacco Brand which was made by the Spaulding and Merrick Tobacco Co. in Chicago, Illinois. This can features a Native American (Indian) shooting his bow and arrow. One of the more desirable tobacco cans around, fortunately for collectors it is fairly common as this was a large selling brand in their heyday.