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1916 Ad The Greys Cigarettes Major Drapkin Tsar Nicholas II Royal Scots Advert

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This is an original 1916 World War I era black and white print ad for The Greys Cigarettes manufactured by Major Drapkin & Co., London. The ad includes an illustration of Tsar Nicholas II, Colonel-in-Chief of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys).


This 99+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.75 x 10.25 inches; 10 x 26 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

The Home Front in Britain during World War I saw many changes -- changes in the role of women, the rationing of goods, food shortages, etc., but everyone "did their bit" to help the war effort. This fascinating collection of advertising from 1915-1918 gives us an historical snapshot of what life was like for the British people during the First World War.

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