Alan Mays

Alan Mays

Posted on 06/21/2012


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Maccoboy Snuff, Albert Sweetser, Saugus, Mass.

Maccoboy Snuff, Albert Sweetser, Saugus, Mass.
"MacCoboy Snuff, manufactured by Albert Sweetser, Saugus, Mass. Warranted good. Caution. The purchaser will confer a great favor by crossing or destroying the label, when the keg or jar is empty. Weight ________. Tare ________. Nett ________."

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This label doesn't appear to be as old as the text and illustration seem to indicate, and it probably dates to the 1930s or later.

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