Rare collectable vintage Benson & Hedges Chicos cigar black wooden case with small gold metal clasp. The case has a hinged lid which opens and closes easily.
Benson & Hedges was founded in London in 1873 by Richard Benson and William Hedges. A Royal Warrant was issued to the British company in 1878, after the required five years of supply to the Royal Family. This was the brand of cigarettes preferred by King George VI, who was famed for his heavy cigarette smoking.
Cigarettes under the Benson & Hedges name are manufactured worldwide by different companies. In the UK, they are registered in Old Bond Street in London, This cigar wooden box was made in Switzerland by arrangement with the successors to Benson & Hedges Ltd, Old Bond Street, London.
The surface of the case, both the top and the bottom have shown different signs of wear as seen in photos. Inside is in great and clean condition with a beautiful vintage map graphic.
One of the best things to use a cigar box for is storing your office items such as stationary, pens, pencils, post it notes etc.
Condition | good vintage condition with traces of age and wea as seen in photos
Materials | wood, paints, paper, metal
Period | 1970s-80s
Dimensions | approx. L24cm x W9.5cm x H2cm
Weight | 85g
Inventory | 1 pc
Country of Origin | Switzerland
Benson & Hedges Vintage Chicos Cigar Wooden Case
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