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Vintage Mobiloil Glass Dome Paperweight, $35.00.

Vintage Mobiloil Socony – Vacuum Glass Paperweight, Red Pegasus.
• I’ve never seen another of these.  It is domed glass and shows the Flying Red Horse, or Pegasus flying proudly above the Mobiloil logo, which in turn sits above SOCONY – VACUUM.  It is in excellent condition, with only the minor scuffs you might expect on something like this.  The felt on the bottom is most likely a replacement of the original, but that is speculation on my part.  Measurements provided in the photo third down on the left.
• Highly displayable; a nice addition to your collection!

 

 

 

 

Vintage Tobacco Box, Marburg Bros North Carolina, $57.00

Vintage Marburg Tobacco Box, Wood With Tax Stamps.  
• This is a wonderful old box, feather light, with fitted corners; it has no lid, but that does not detract from its overall look.  Labels abound; full front label, tax stamp labels on the sides and a small label centered on the back that reads:  Factory No. 8 Dist of Md.  Notice – The Manufacturers of this Tobacco have complied with all the requirements of law.  Every person is cautioned, under the  penalties of law, not to use this package for Tobacco again.  (I may have the factory number wrong, as it is extremely hard to read.)  HIGHEST AWARD CENTENIAL appears on both sides, along with the blue, aforementioned tax stamps and one of the stamps includes the information that the package contained 16 oz.                                                                                                • The paper labels are wrinkly from the ravages of time and most are only partially present, but the fact that they are still THERE is amazing, as is the level of color still visible.  
• If you are a collector, this box should rate pride of place in your display!  

 

 

 

 

Red Crown Gasoline Oil Bottle With Pouring Spout Cap, $35.00

Vintage Oil Bottle, Red Crown Gasoline, With Pouring Spout
• Red Crown became part of the Standard Oil family, sometime in the 1930’s, if memory serves.  The label is almost certainly applied, rather than painted, so I’m not sure of the age of this bottle; I’ve priced it as a recent piece, due to my uncertainty.  The glass is in overall great shape, with no cracks or chips, even on the mouth of the bottle.  The metal spout is in good shape too, although removing and replacing it is a bit of a chore.   I think the spout is older than the bottle, but that is only my opinion.                                                                                                              • The bottle has LOTS of embossed writing:  along the front at the bottom edge, it says Duraglas, on the back at the top, there is FILL TO LINE and an arrow; this part is diagonal.  Below that is a square frame, containing MASS O-11-8, or it could be D-11-B.  Moving down, it has ONE LIQUID QUART at approximately the center line.  Along the bottom edge, there are three groups of information, from right to left as follows:  PA.  SERIAL M-2 4, then in a triangular frame, it says 64 MINN and finally, in the round frame on the right, it says N.C. at the top, with APPROVED in the curve along the bottom of the circle, with M over 10 in the center.  The bottom is entirely unmarked but for a O in the middle, which may mean something or may simply be a mold mark.  •The spout has a large, embossed round frame, inside of which we have The Master (in cursive) MFG CO LITCHFIELD ILL. and along the bottom curve, it says PATD. SEPT. 11 1926.  The date is very slightly blurry, or maybe a bit rubbed.
• Highly displayable; a nice addition to your collection!

 

 

 

 

Advertising Chesterfield Cigarettes, December 1946 Life Magazine $7.00

Life Magazine Perry Como Dec 1946
• This is the entire magazine, not just the cover; probably more nice ads inside.
• December 30, 1946 issue.
• Perry Como and Jo Stafford touting the benefits of Chesterfield.
• The front has Opera Star Dorothy Kirsten.
• I’m selling this mostly for the Chesterfield ad, not the front cover. Guessing that is also why you’re here viewing this item.
• I bought a pile of Life Magazines that were in plastic as you see in the photos; I have not removed them from said plastic, so interior condition is anyone’s guess, but I doubt the original owner would have gone to the trouble to save trash issues in plastic.
• Some softened corners as seen in images.
• Highly displayable; a nice addition to your collection!

 

 

SOLD

 

Chesterfield Advertising 1949 Life Magazine $7.00

Life Magazine Bing Crosby December 1949
• This is the entire magazine, not just the cover; probably more nice ads inside.
• December 26, 1949 issue.
• Bing Crosby touting the benefits of Chesterfield.
• The Front has Michelangelo’s God The Creator.
• I’m selling this mostly for the Chesterfield ad, not the front cover. Guessing that is also why you’re here viewing this item.
• I bought a pile of Life Magazines that were in plastic as you see in the photos; I have not removed them from said plastic, so interior condition is anyone’s guess, but I doubt the original owner would have gone to the trouble to save trash issues in plastic.
• Soft corners and minor light stains as seen in images.
• Highly displayable; a nice addition to your collection!

SOLD

Lucky Strike Framed Ad, $23.00

Life Magazine Perry Como Dec 1946
• This is a framed ad; partial sticker on the back indicates professional (if unimaginative) framing, as does the low-glare glass.
• Almost certainly a back cover magazine ad, but no indication of what magazine issue.
• Bottom of page shows Copyright 1944, The American Tobacco Company.
• The top right has a small reminder image to buy War Bonds & Stamps.
• There is a signature of the artist who created the image, located lower right of the main image of the page; it appears to say Cosmo De Salvo (or Salyo) 1944.
• It measures 12″ wide and 15″ high with the frame.