1890's Jar Mercantile Havana Cigars St.louis, Mo
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1890's Jar Mercantile Havana Cigars St.louis, Mo:
This one is a beauty. Amber cigar jar in sparkling mint condition and complete with orginal embossed metal lid. It is boldly embossed - MERCANTILE - ( AIR - TIGHT ) - HAVANA - CIGARS - ST.LOUIS, MO - PATENTED - DEC. 11-94 - PATENTED - NOV. 13-94 - JAN. 15 - 95 - Bottom embossed - factory no. 304 1st dist. - 50 CIGARS Lid embossed - E.R. RICE - MERCANTILE - CIGAR CO. - MANUFACTURES - ST. LOUIS, MO. - PATEND NOV. 13 1894 - DEC. 11 TH 1894 - JAN. 15 - 95 - The Jar has a perfect early ground lip and dates to the 1890's. This is the best example I have ever seen of one of these amber jars. and buyer pays $8.50 shipping. I will contact the winning buyer when sale ends with an invoice and payment methods.