WW2 German Tobacco advertising sign
A very nice WW2 German cardboard Tobacco advertising sign for Crewel -Tabacco. Plus cardboard Mekka tobacco box.. These were very popular in the Desert Campaign in North Africa. They where found in food and mess halls in Germany and in occupied countries. Used To get the troops to buy them as with most troops in the war years smoking was a big culture. The sign measures H 41cm flat and 36cm when folded to accomadate the tobacco box W. 24cm the red Mekka Orient tabacco box is 12cm x 7.5cm x 3cm It can be folded to make a small platform to accomadate a red tobacco. Box as seen here. Also in the sale. There is a small amount of damage to the large display sign see pictures but does not effect the display.
A cracking display item .