FOR SALE ☞ Antique King George V Coronation Cigar Tin for Irving Cigars
DESCRIPTION ☞ Montreal cigar maker J. Hirsch & Sons produced a series of three tins in 1911 commemorating the coronation of King George V, son of Edward VII and grandson of Queen Victoria. This hinged tin box is one of the series and originally contained 25 cigars. The lid has a raised embossed design with crown emblems and frames featuring portraits of King George and his wife, Queen Mary. Inside the tin is plain, with five intended punch holes at the bottom. A good portion of the tax stamp remains intact.
DIMENSIONS ☞ Measures approx. 8.25" by 5"
CONDITION ☞ This tin is in good condition for being 111+ years old! There is some spots of patina to the outside of the box especially noticeable on the lighter colors of the portraits. Tax stamp is almost complete along the bottom of the tin next to the caution notice. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!
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