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Sign - Kingford Cigarettes, circa 1975 Object Reg. No: SH 921178

Summary:
Shop advertising sign for Kingford cigarettes, circa 1975, used at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North.

The Old Lolly Shop was a milk bar opened and run by Elizabeth and Henry Cohen at 314 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North, from 1939 to 1975.
Description:
Long, rectangular printed paper sign has an orange background. Large scale blue and white text take up the left half, while an illustration of a hand holding a packet of Kingford cigarettes is at right.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 73.50 cm (Height), 16.90 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: advertising signs, cigarettes, jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, shops, smoking
Themes this item is part of: Old Lolly Shop Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Milk Bars
Tertiary Classification: advertising
Inscriptions: Printed: what a/beauty!/KINGFORD/ KINGFORD/FILTER/CIGARETTES/20/WARNING - SMOKING IS A HEALTH HAZARD/ 42/cents/RECOMMENDED PRICE.
Manufacturer: Kingford, Australia, circa 1975
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1975

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