Philip Morris Cigarette Special War Emergency carton, 11” by 3”, 2” tall, cardboard store display, lithographed it shows JOHNNY with his hand up announcing (in large black lettering), " CALL FOR PHILIP MORRIS ". At the top of the box, it reads in red lettering: " SPECIAL WAR EMERGENCY CARTON ". At the bottom of the box it reads also in red lettering: " AMERICA'S FINEST CIGARETTE ". Along each side it also reads in large black letters: " CALL FOR PHILIP MORRIS " and at the beginning and the end of that message is the Philip Morris crest and below each crest it reads in small red lettering: ENGLISH BLEND and below that it reads in small black lettering: MADE IN U.S.A. The flap provides instructions setup “Mr. Dealer kindly press in back and push this flap behind top row of pack for display purposes”. There are perforations for offsetting Johnny and Call for Philip Morris’. Tape over “LIP” is original. Front and back of the carton display are the same. Carton originally contained ten packages of cigarettes. Carton may not be perfect but it is RARE. See photos they are included as part of the description. It has been shrink wrapped for preservation.
Philip Morris Humidorpac cylindrical tin, 3 1/8” tall, 2 5/8” diameter, has partial DeWitt Clinton tax stamp, produced in the 1930’s lithograph has company logo, marked English Blend, Made in the USA , Factory No. 7, District of Virginia, would have originally contained 50 cigarettes. At the top of this round tin it states “Established ----Over 90 years. Dating it to be 1930-40. Philip Morris celebrated their 100 year anniversary in 1947, it was then that they changed Established from 90 years. Considering its age this tin is in excellent condition. See photos they are included as part of the description.
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