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Cigar Box Label Reference and Price Guide


Cigar Box Labels. Portraits of Life, Mirrors of History by Gerard S. Petrone. A tribute to cigars and the pictoral glory of Victorian-era cigar box labels, a unique form of commerical advertising that florished in the business world a century ago and helped drive cigars to widespread prominence in American Society.

Some of the finest and most desirable examples produced by the old stone lithographic method between 1860 and 1910. Explores the history of cigars, their manufacture and their mystique. Also added are a potpourri of contemporary anecdotes, poems and literary fluffery.

Published in 1998 this 176 page hardcover book includes 530 color photos and a price guide. (Stock number 3421) $39.95.

USA shipping charges $4.00. We will quote export shipment.

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