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Saturday, February 06, 2010

Ephemera Luxembourgensia

 

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Flags of All Nations Series

Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company
Successor to H. Ellis & Company
Factory No. 25 - 2nd District Virginia

 

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Chocolat Pupier

 

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'The Mail in Luxemburg'
F. Widlar Company
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Ephemera linen flag

Egyptienne Straights Cigarettes flag
Factory No. 2159, 3rd Dist. New York

From about 1912 to 1915, silk (or satin) flags were inserted in cigar and cigarette packs.  They were supposedly aimed at women smokers who used the flags to make bedspreads, quilts, wall hangings, table covers, and even robes and other clothing.

 

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