|Title:||Cigar Box; Golden's Blue Ribbon, "It's Mild."|
Golden's Blue Ribbon cardboard cigar box. "Punctured Head. Now 6 cents." The 6 cent price has been blackened and "7 cents" added.
A small stamp adheared to the box notes: "Virginia Cigar Tax 15 cents." Box bottom markings: Permit no. C-777 PA. "The ordinary retail price of the cigars herein contained is intended by the manufacturers to be more than 4 cents each but not more than 6 cents each." (The 7 cent marking violates that law.)
See Cat. No. 1990-01 for a historic overview of Goldens Cigar Manufactory in Bonneauville, PA.
|Acquired from:||Gettysburg Flea Mkt.|