Rare Antique "Old Chum" Tobacco Match Holder Striker Earthenware Safe for Toothpicks
Rare vintage advertising earthenware match holder striker. Embossed in high relief "Ask for Old Chum Tobacco" this earthenware advertising piece dates to the end of the last century. This pre dates the patent on the brand name taken by the Canadian tobacco company in the 1890's.
Marked: Ask for Old Chum Tobacco
Marked on base: Charlesworth & A???, Chum Tobacco Cutters London
This would suit any living room or smoking parlor, be used on a dining room table as a toothpick or candle holder when entertaining. A great housewarming or early holiday gift idea.
Match Holder measures 3.75“ diameter by 1.75 tall and weighs 1lb 3oz.
This match holder is in good functional condition with some small signs of age and use - there is a chip out of the center of the base - please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description.
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