Box - Cigarette

Carreras Limited, Manufacturer

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Carreras Limited, Manufacturer
1 x tin cigarette box marked "Clarence Fine Virginia Cigarettes". The top of the tin is green in colour with the lettering in gold and black print. The tin is hinged at the back. The inside of the lid has a gold, mirror-like background with "Clarence Virginia Cigarettes" printed on top, followed by a guarantee statement from the manufacturer.
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Signature/Marks and Type
Clarence Fine Virginia Cigarettes
Made from Matured Tobacco
Specially Selected
Manufactured by Carreras Ltd.
London, Eng. Established 1788. Printed
Clarence Virginia Cigarettes
We guarantee these Cigarettes to stand the test of comparison with the best brands on the market.
They are manufactured on (strictly) true hygienic principles by scientifically adapted machinery.
".....One of the obvious advantages of the Machine is that the Cigarettes made by it are not contaminated by the human hand." -- Vide Mr. Horace Avory, K.C.
To judge two different kinds of Cigarettes, the two should be lighted together and smoked alternately. Printed
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Carreras Limited. Box - Cigarette, 1981.326. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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