Tobacco is still a popular collecting area even though there are fewer people smoking cigarettes. Anything that has a picture of tobacco or things that are related to tobacco, such as full, unopened packs of old brands of cigarettes or cigarette holders has a market. Labels, ads, ashtrays, tobacco cards, felts, tins, pipes, tags, chewing tobacco bags, cigar store figures, and other smoking memorabilia sell to general antiques dealers as well as any of the usual ways one sells antiques. A large collection of tobacco-related material should do well at auction. Everything is wanted for a “man cave.” A small collection could be sold quickly at flea markets and shows.

Helmar Turkish Cigarettes advertising sign

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