Gold dust tobacco

fougisJuly 23, 2011

Hi. While doing some cleaning up of an old attic, I found a gold dust tobacco tin. One side is fairly rusted and the other side is clearly visible. I have seen on the Internet it is from possible the 1920's. Any idea of approximate value and where to sell. With thanks. Gis�le

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Mikk

Without being able to see the actual condition and litho, it's really difficult to say. $1 - $10,000. Does it have a lid? Dents?

    Bookmark   July 24, 2011 at 1:17PM
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fougis

Hi. Just learned how to post pictures. The cover is there. Yes there are nicks and dents.

http://s1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc381/fougis/

    Bookmark   July 25, 2011 at 10:53AM
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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana

Here are your pics. Just hover cursor over the picture and you should see some codes in boxes below the picture. Just LEFT click on the one that says HTML Code and you will briefly see copied flash. Then just come back to your message box and paste the code in the box. You should see your pictures as they will appear after you hit Preview

and

Last but not least...Hit Submit Message

It looks pretty rough.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2011 at 12:14PM
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fougis

Hi. Thank you for info. I know the tin is not in great condition. I just want to know if it has any value. Else, I'll use it as a decoration.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2011 at 12:49PM
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lindac

very rough shape....but I think we might all be surprised at what someone would pay for it. Tobacco-ania is hot now.
Find someone who has bought that sort of stuff and ask them what you might get for it.
Linda c

    Bookmark   July 25, 2011 at 2:13PM
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Fori is not pleased

Ask this guy? :P

Here is a link that might be useful: http://members.shaw.ca/carads/wanted.htm

    Bookmark   July 25, 2011 at 5:29PM
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Fori is not pleased

If only it were shinier...

http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/3982577 or even this:

Here is a link that might be useful: http://bid.showtimeauctions.com/Gold-Dust-Tobacco-Pocket-Tin_i6722327

    Bookmark   July 25, 2011 at 5:33PM
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fougis

Yes, I would like it to be in better shape. I found it like that and I doubt I can remove the rust without removing the picture.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2011 at 9:48AM
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ungerbr_hotmail_com

Tin is rougher than I would like to see it, but I would still be interested in it. What would you need to have for it? Thanks, Brian

    Bookmark   August 2, 2011 at 11:07PM
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fougis

Hi Brian,

Have replied on your email address.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2011 at 9:30AM
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