Circa 1910 Sweet Caporal Cigarettes Advertising Sign

Sold For: $300

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2419

Item Year: 1910

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Circa 1910 advertising sign issued in promotion of Sweet Caporal Cigarettes. The colorful image pictures a royally bedecked military figure holding a sword. The caption reads "Sweet Caporal Cigarettes - The purest form in which Tobacco can be smoked." An illustrated package of Sweet Caporal Cigarettes is pictured in the lower left corner. The sign (17.25 x 30.5 inches), which is printed on thin paper stock, is complete with both its top and bottom metal runners (the top runner includes the circular clasp that allows for the piece to be hung on the wall). Moderate wear is displayed throughout, including a few small tears, one of which, at the base, has been restored, as well as light creases and small abrasions. In Very Good condition overall. Mounted (by means of photo corners) and framed to total dimensions of 20 x 34 inches. The substantial size/weight of this item requires that there will be a shipping charge for this lot (which will vary depending upon where it is being shipped). The shipping charge will be billed separately from the auction invoice. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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