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Old 07-16-2017, 01:04 PM
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Eric,

Just post the Spalding sign in every picture of your collection and you'll meet the terms and conditions of the thread

Really how can anyone get upset over awesome memorabilia. If they do they'll get over it. Post away...
Posted some over in the memorabilia room thread...enjoy!!
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To keep this interesting thread going, I thought I'd post one for Cubbies fans.
I'm sure many of you are familiar with the Chicago Cubs tobacco tins...
Here's my Chicago Cubs Chewing Tobacco tin advertising sign.
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Beautiful piece!

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Wow Brent

I've never seen or heard of this piece before. Did it come from a major auction house?

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To keep this interesting thread going, I thought I'd post one for Cubbies fans.
I'm sure many of you are familiar with the Chicago Cubs tobacco tins...
Here's my Chicago Cubs Chewing Tobacco tin advertising sign.
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Wow Brent

I've never seen or heard of this piece before. Did it come from a major auction house?
Hey Mike, I bought it around 2010 from an elderly couple that pick in the county, and sell at an antique mall. I specifically asked about its provenance and was told that it was found just the day before I purchased it, hanging in an old barn. I've looked, but have never seen another. It was manufactured in St Thomas Ontario, and judging from the 15cent purchase price, I would guess it probably originates from early in the run of Chicago Cubs tobacco products issued by Rock City Tobacco in 1936. I also have a matching cardboard counter box that once held the plugs the sign advertises.
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Brent,

Very cool!
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Beautiful pieces, Congrats


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Hey Mike, I bought it around 2010 from an elderly couple that pick in the county, and sell at an antique mall. I specifically asked about its provenance and was told that it was found just the day before I purchased it, hanging in an old barn. I've looked, but have never seen another. It was manufactured in St Thomas Ontario, and judging from the 15cent purchase price, I would guess it probably originates from early in the run of Chicago Cubs tobacco products issued by Rock City Tobacco in 1936. I also have a matching cardboard counter box that once held the plugs the sign advertises.
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