Tin, cigarette; W D & H O Wills; [?]; CT77.39


Tin, cigarette

About this object

Cigarette tin; a rectangular tin for 'Three Castles' cigarettes, manufactured by W D & H O Wills of Bristol and London. The exterior of the tin is yellow and printed with advertising in red, black and gold.


W D & H O Wills

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on one side: 'The "Three Castles" / CIGARETTES / The "Three Castles" Tobacco / W D & H O WILLS / BRISTOL & LONDON / "There's no sweeter Tobacco comes from / Virginia & no better brand than the / Three Castles" / W D & H O WILLS. / Bristol & London / MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND FOR THE PROPRIETORS BY / BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY LIMITED.'


h 75mm x l 83mm x w 21mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, tobacco industry

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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