ANTIQUE BIGGER HAIR TOBACCO TIN (with internal revenue sticker). Offered for sale is the increasingly RARE BIGGER HAIR Tobacco Tin produced from the late 1870's through the first half of the 1920's. This particular tin (in the rare yellow tin) hails from the latter period.
Although it still retains a partial internal revenue sticker, it must be noted that after February 1926, the name was changed to "Bigger Hair", so this tin can be assumed to be dated no later than February 1926. This image was used by The American Tobacco Company of Wisconsin to sell their product; the lithographed tin was manufactured by the B. Measuring 7 inches high x 5 ¾ inches wide, the condition of the tin is a 9 out of 10 The original ochre color of the tin remains consistent.Any imperfections are reasonable and expected given the age of this piece--- 80+ years!! Shortly after this tin's manufacture just one month later!! , the American Tobacco Company changed the name of its product to BIGGER HAIR tobacco as it was felt that the previous moniker had become much less socially acceptable. At that time, the material out of which the tobacco container was constructed was changed from tin to heavy cardboard.
Truly an extraordinarily RARE piece of Black Memorabilia seldom found in this great condition complete with lid! For the ultimate Black Americana collector the Bigger Hair Tobacco tin is extraordinarily rare and a must have for your collection from both a cultural and historical perspective! Don't forget to look at My Other Items. If all is well please leave feedback, so we are aware that you have received your goods. 7 days after we have dispatched your order, if we have not been notified by you of any problem, or received feedback, we will send a feedback reminder.The item "Rare Antique Black Americana Bigger Hair Tobacco Tin" is in sale since Wednesday, December 09, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Other Black Americana".
The seller is "unique829" and is located in Blacksburg, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.