Antique 1800's The Brunhoff Tobacco Plug Cigar Cutter For Sale
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Antique 1800's The Brunhoff Tobacco Plug Cigar Cutter: $71
For your consideration an antiquetobacco cutter. Fresh from a local estate. The cutter is in great condition. It is made of cast iron with no damage or repairs. It is mounted on awood base. Theside is markedTHE BRUNHOFF MFG. CO. CINTI. OADVERTISING SPECIALTIES. The base has two mounting screw holes oneon each end. The cutter still works perfectly and the blade is sharp. Thecutter itselfmeasures overall 17" in length by about 8" in height by 4" in width. The base measures 18 1/4" in length by 6 1/2" in width. I have never seen an advertising tobacco cutter like this before and it is pretty neat and unusual. These old tobacco cutters wereused in general stores during the 1800's to sell plug tobacco. Chewing tobacco came in plugs or bars and were sometimes sold by the inch if the customer did not want to buy a whole bar. The desired amount to be purchased was measured on the cutter and then chopped off and sold. The cutters were usually screwed down to the front counter. An excellent addition to any vintage tobacciana or antique collection or if you just want to own a neat old tobacco cutter. I am selling this item with . If you have any questions or need additional pictures please feel free to email me. If needing pictures please send me your email address. Please check out my other items on . Thank you for looking and happy offerding.