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 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.