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#51 10-01-2017 08:50:46

Rebbaron55
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Re: German Tobacco items

I just recently picked up another couple of German tropical themed tobacco items! First is this very colorful cigarette tin!  Hope you will enjoy! Barron  smile

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02248A_zpsybb8k1c6.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02247A_zps1je4ohgb.jpg,

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#52 10-01-2017 20:03:50

RRA227
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Re: German Tobacco items

Nice pieces. Rich A. in Pa.


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#53 10-01-2017 21:46:34

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Re: German Tobacco items

Thanks for looking Rich! Here is the second item I mentioned with a desert palm label. Nice and colorful compared to the other cigar box
I posted a while back. The tax stamp has been squashed but is identifiable as a pre-war eagle. Enjoy!  Barron cool

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02259A_zpsczflm1jy.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02237A_zpscitqh70h.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02258A_zpsuvytctit.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02257A_zpszof6eybu.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02256A_zpss0uituks.jpg,http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/DSC02254_zpsiefkwvcp.jpg

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#54 11-01-2017 15:06:22

RRA227
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Re: German Tobacco items

Neat boxes. Rich A. in Pa.


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#55 11-01-2017 17:58:11

Rebbaron55
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Re: German Tobacco items

Thanks for looking! I always like to get an early war and a wartime tax stamp example of an item and got lucky with this one having a tropical theme. Wonder where the tobacco for the cigars came from on this one which is usually shown?! hmm  Barron

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#56 14-01-2017 23:58:12

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Re: German Tobacco items

You can keep your shoulder straps in there cool
Ebay has a big variety on period tobacco items. I got a couple recently.


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#57 15-01-2017 00:09:05

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Re: German Tobacco items

Yes, the boxes can be very useful! I really like the metal hinges on this new one to make the lid sturdy!!  Barron

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#58 03-08-2018 14:10:28

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Re: German Tobacco items

Here is a nicely marked cigarette tin with stamp and attractive blue cover. Hope i can get back into posting again!  Barron smile

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/IMG_1453_zpsthlfkna2.jpg,

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/IMG_1405_zpslu22imlh.jpg

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/IMG_1409_zpsyfiffcg9.jpg,

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/IMG_1408_zpsfxldultx.jpg,

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll193/barronreb/German%20Misc%20Tropical%20Sundries/IMG_1407_zpsnzqbsvli.jpg

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#59 03-08-2018 23:05:19

msteve21
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Re: German Tobacco items

Love the blue cover on the cigarette tin Barron
Glad to see you back posting on the forum
Msteve


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#60 04-08-2018 05:19:49

Markus
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Re: German Tobacco items

I second mSteve21's comments!

The old Krokodil-Oriient mild file cut tobacco - when the only the best will do! 

I always find it fascinating that the German language is so similar with many English words (e.g. Krokodil = crocodile).

From what I've read about 60% of the words in the English language are derived from German and that English, Dutch and
I think Afrikaans as well are all grouped as Germanic languages.

Anyway, I've digressed!  Barron, you might find these links interesting.  The first is about the supply of tobacco to Germany during WWII -
I often wondered how it got past the Allied blockade...

http://smith-wessonforum.com/lounge/898 … o-ww2.html

The second one is about the official party view on the use of tobacco, which I found remarkable!

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/arch … gn/373766/

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#61 04-08-2018 13:42:46

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Re: German Tobacco items

Nice tins.  Rich A. in Pa.


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#62 04-08-2018 14:37:05

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Re: German Tobacco items

Thank you Markus! Very interesting articles on tobacco for historical context!  Barron

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#63 04-08-2018 14:47:06

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Re: German Tobacco items

No worries Barron, as a lifelong student of history I always try to gather some context behind each item I collect.

Regards

Markus

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