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1918 Ad Vintage R. J. Lea Chairman Tobacco Pipe Smoking English Dandy Leo Cheney

1918 Ad Vintage R. J. Lea Chairman Tobacco Pipe Smoking English Dandy Leo Cheney

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This is an original 1918 World War I era black and white print ad for Chairman tobacco made in three strengths: Boardman's, mild; Chairman, medium; and Recorder, full, from R. J. Lea, Ltd., Manchester, England.

CONDITION

This 97+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Small wrinkle - left side. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 11 inches; 21 x 28 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.

This piece was illustrated by Cheney, Leo. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.

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