Circa 1910 Sweet Caporal Cigarettes Advertising Sign in Original Frame

Sold For: $360

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2423

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, housed in its original wooden frame. The colorful image pictures a young woman dressed as a clown, with the text reading "Sweet Caporal Cigarettes - Standard For Years." An illustrated package of Sweet Caporal Cigarettes appears on her hat. The original wood frame echoes the advertising and bears the engraved lettering "Sweet Caporal Cigarettes" along the bottom front border. The sign (16.75 x 26.75 inches; visible dimensions) displays moderate surface wear, including a few tiny abrasions, and is in apparent Excellent condition. Matted and framed to total dimensions of 22 x 32 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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